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  1. Blue Collar Can Mean Big Money

    Does an over-supplied market of college graduates mean more opportunity for skilled trades?
  2. 5 Ways To Refresh Your Resume

    Keep your resume relevant, concise and engaging, and you can expect an interview soon.
  3. Sports With Winning Bonuses

    Whether professional athletes play for the love of the game or a nice payday, one thing is for certain: victory pays.
  4. Minimum Wage: Good Cause Or Economic Pariah?

    Here are some positives and negatives to help you decide where you stand on the minimum wage debate.
  5. 4 Careers That Are Easy To Get Into

    Looking for a job? These four industries are in high demand.
  6. Keeping Up With Your Continuing Education

    Professional maintenance can be a chore. Learn how to streamline the process.
  7. Steve Jobs' 10 Most Innovative Creations

    Steve Jobs was a brilliant CEO and a visionary. These are some examples of his most innovative creations.
  8. What's Your Employee Value?

    Have you ever wondered how much you're worth to your boss? Here's a method for calculating that value.
  9. 4 Things To Consider Before Switching Jobs

    Before switching jobs in a rough economy, there are some considerations to make. Back-up plans are important, if the opportunity ...
  10. The Bloomberg Terminal At A Glance

    The Bloomberg Terminal is one of the most popular tools for real-time financial information. Find out what it is and what ...
  11. Steve Jobs: Legacy Of A Tech Guru

    We look at the legacy of Steve Jobs and how his financial success and tech innovation helped shape the world.
  12. How To Remain Positive In A Job Search

    These tips will help you keep up your confidence and motivation in a tough job market.
  13. What We Can Learn From Steve Jobs

    Steve Jobs was one of the greatest minds of our time. We look at his finest accomplishments and the lessons his legacy leaves ...
  14. Top 6 Jobs That Don't Require Degrees

    College isn't for everyone. If you'd rather learn on the job instead of in the classroom, here are some of the best jobs ...
  15. Top 15 Interview Tips For Students

    All that work on your resume paid off, and now it's interview time. Here are tips to help you grace it with confidence and ...
  16. Top 12 Things Not To Put On Your Resume

    Landing a job is tough enough without the added disadvantage of material that should've been left out.
  17. Hot, High-Paying Career Sectors

    These jobs are in high-demand, fast-growing career sectors and offer impressive salaries.
  18. Top 5 Mistakes Job Hunters Make

    As competition for jobs increases, it's important that you avoid potential mistakes, beginning with the application process. ...
  19. When You Shouldn't Get a Second Job

    Working a second job can bring in more money, but the costs of that second job need to be considered.
  20. 3 Ways To Attract Job Opportunities

    Are you looking for a job or unhappy in your current job? Here are some surefire ways to increase your prospects.
  21. How To Ask Your Employer To Fund Your Education

    If you can get your education paid for by your company it is a win-win for both parties.
  22. 5 Unconventional Jobs With Great Benefits

    Not every career is a nine-to-five desk position - these five tread off of the beaten path.
  23. Job Hunting While In School

    How to balance a job search with the heavy demands of college life.
  24. Top Five Mistakes Made When Submitting Your Resume

    If your resume is not getting the response you would like, these helpful suggestions could make all the difference.
  25. 5 Careers That Let You Work Longer

    While not everyone is cut out for earning a paycheck into their 70s, there are occupations that allow and even encourage ...
  26. 6 Different Ways To Get Your MBA

    Whether you are a full-time student or are already established in your career, there are several options for obtaining a ...
  27. 7 High-Paid Public Service Jobs

    Some public service jobs pay far above the national average, and also come with good benefits and job security.
  28. Getting Accredited For A Career In Credit Analysis

    We go through the education and certifications you need to join this growing field.
  29. Financial Analyst Training & Designation Programs

    Time to upgrade your financial skills? These designations are flexible and adaptable to the changing marketplace.
  30. 6 Steps To Successfully Switching Financial Careers

    Save time and money by following these tips to a smooth career transition.
  31. 8 Careers Built On Relationships

    If you are a people person, these jobs are a great way to get the most out of that skill.
  32. 6 Jobs You Can't Get Without A PhD

    There are many types of PhDs available, but only a handful of careers actually require this prestigious degree.
  33. 5 People Who Turned Career Disaster Into Success

    These successful individuals weren't handed anything. They worked hard for it!
  34. 7 Tips For Getting The Salary You Deserve

    We teach you how to figure out the salary you should be making, and then how to get it.
  35. 7 High-Paying Medical Careers You Can Do With A Bachelor's Degree

    Find out how your bachelor's degree can land you a high-salary career in the medical field.
  36. Work Experience Vs. Education: Which Lands You The Best Job?

    It's a long running argument, and we look at all the angles to help you determine what's right for you.
  37. Government Financial Careers: What To Expect

    Government careers paths can offer you the variety of the private sector with added job security and benefits.
  38. 6 New Jobs You've Probably Never Heard Of

    Climate change and social media have led to exciting and growing employment opportunities.
  39. 10 Jobs That Make People Happy

    These careers hold the highest levels of well-being and job satisfaction.
  40. Are We Losing The Middle Class?

    Find out where your income and lifestyle put you compared to the national average.
  41. 5 Reasons You Don't Want A Promotion

    Although no one wants to be in an entry level position forever, there are some important non-monetary considerations to consider ...
  42. 5 Jobs With Mandatory Overtime

    Before you get into one of these fields, you should find out how many hours a week you'll really be working.
  43. 3 Ways Social Media Can Wreck Your Career

    We look at some ways that social media can get you in trouble, and some people who lost their jobs for these mistakes.
  44. 7 Endangered Careers

    Ever wonder how technological advances have changed the job market?
  45. Summer School Or Summer Job? How To Decide

    We'll look at the pros and cons of both summer jobs and summer school and give you a framework that you can use to make the ...
  46. 6 Summer Jobs That Led To Celebrity Careers

    From tech-savvy jobs to giant chicken suits, peruse the humble beginnings to illustrious careers. Some jobs don't end, per ...
  47. 6 Tips For Finding A Summer Job

    It's time to start looking for your summer job - get an edge on the competition with these tips.
  48. 7 Steps To Choosing A Second Career

    Whether you tackle a second career at age 25 or 55, there is always opportunity to "trade up" to something you can enjoy ...
  49. An Introduction To The CFA Designation

    The CFA designation is seen as the key certification for investment professionals. Find out what the CFA signifies for candidates ...
  50. How Unemployment Stats Affect Employed People

    Unemployment is still hovering close to 10%, but what does it all mean to you? Find out how unemployment statistics affect ...
  51. 5 Careers That Fit Your Lifestyle Goals

    Ever wish for a job that gives you less stress, more time with the family, or more money? Here are five careers that match ...
  52. The Power Of Steve Jobs

    He may have health concerns, but you can't argue that he is a powerful CEO.
  53. 4 Career-Boosting Social Media Moves

    Learn how to use social media sites like Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook, to find job opportunities or to advance your own ...
  54. Santa's Salary: The Highest Paid Holiday Help

    If you're looking for work around the holidays, there are definite perks to working in the red suit. Learn about Santa's ...
  55. 7 Job-Hunting Tips For 2011

    What’s new in job hunting? Approach the new year by taking advantage of your resources - both online and offline - to get ...
  56. 5 New Tech Jobs And What They Pay

    Those with tech skills have several new job options.
  57. Job Hunters: 7 Tips For Selling Yourself

    These pointers will help you pass the interview and land the career of your dreams.
  58. 5 TV Character Careers And What They Pay

    Some of your favorite TV characters live lavish lifestyles. But are they realistic, based on their jobs?
  59. How To Get A Job On Wall Street

    There are many roads that lead to Wall Street, but here are some of the more direct routes.
  60. 6 Careers You Can Do From Home

    Whether you're unemployed, a stay-at-home parent or retiree, working from home is a great career option.
  61. Advance Your Career Off The Clock

    While it certainly helps to have stellar knowledge about your job, it’s also important to grow your knowledge beyond the ...
  62. Applying For A Job When You're Overqualified

    Career advice gurus give the dos and don'ts of persuading employers that you are fit for a job opening.
  63. No Wonder You're Not Getting Hired!

    Find out which unexpected mistakes could be holding you back.
  64. The Best Careers For Your Skills

    Thinking of a career change, but you're not sure where to start? Here is a breakdown of the best industries for your skills.
  65. 6 Tips For A No-Experience Resume

    Lacking experience doesn’t have to kill your chances when applying for jobs.
  66. The Toughest Corporate Ladders To Climb

    Which careers are the hardest to be promoted in? Here are some of America's toughest corporate ladders, and some tips on ...
  67. Asking For A Reference: Who, How, When And Where?

    It can be awkward and a bit of a pain, but having the right references is an important step to landing that new job or being ...
  68. How Salary Caps Changed Sports

    Salary caps are hotly debated, but little understood. We'll look at how the caps affect the game as well as the sports fans. ...
  69. 7 Ways Your Resume Dates You

    Don't let your outdated resume prevent you from getting the job of your dreams.
  70. 7 Cover Letter Blunders

    When you're applying for a job, these mistakes will keep your true potential from showing through.
  71. 6 Extreme Ways To Land Your Dream Job

    Get one step closer to your dream job by making sure you stand out from the rest of the applicants.
  72. 8 Career Risks That Pay Off

    These steps may seem drastic, but the end results could be worth the risk.
  73. 7 Boomer Jobs That Are Up For Grabs

    The first boomers started retiring this year - what jobs are they leaving open?
  74. 8 Tips For Becoming A White-Collar Worker

    Targeting your job search and playing up your strengths can greatly increase your chances of making the leap.
  75. The 10 Commandments Of Resume Writing

    Thou shalt not commit these resume blunders if you want to be hired.
  76. 8 Things Employers Aren't Allowed To Ask You

    In their eagerness for gainful employment, many people may overlook these improper interview questions.
  77. 7 Jobs Companies Are Desperate To Fill

    With today's high unemployment rate, it's hard to imagine there are jobs ready for the taking but it's true.
  78. Top Celebrity Career Comeback Tips

    If you're struggling to get your career back on track in this recession, you can learn from a few celebrities who emerged ...
  79. 7 Best Companies To Have On Your Resume

    Some companies just have that Ivy League shine; that great reputation with which anyone wants to be associated. Here are ...
  80. Top 5 States For Construction Workers

    If you work in construction, these states may offer the best working conditions for you.
  81. 5 Sectors With Recession-Proof Pay

    Looking to make a career change? Here are five sectors with stable prospects - and salaries.
  82. 12 Hot Careers And How Much They Pay

    Make a career choice with some longevity. Find out where to look.
  83. 8 Reasons To Tough Out Your Job

    Yes, there are many reasons to search for a new job - but consider these eight factors before burning a bridge.
  84. 5 Tips For Acing A Phone Interview

    Find out how to conquer this common initial screening tool.
  85. 5 Reasons You Didn't Get The Job

    Some of these mistakes are avoidable - some are not. But any of them can keep you from landing your next gig.
  86. Obscure Sports That Pay Big

    These sports may not be big names, but the top athletes are still well-compensated.
  87. You Get Paid For That?!

    We look at five different jobs that most people would be willing to do for free.
  88. Can't Get a Summer Job? Be Your Own Boss!

    Find out how to get started and what resources are available to help you become a successful entrepreneur.
  89. Top 5 Benefits Of A Summer Job - Besides Pay

    No matter how brainless or backbreaking your part-time job may be, the benefits go way beyond your pocketbook.
  90. 4 Career Networking Tips That Work

    Find out the who, the how and the why of using networking to move up in your career.
  91. Baseball Greats Who Were Paid Like Benchwarmers

    These legendary players changed the face of their sport - but they weren't in it for the money.
  92. Best States For Teachers

    Teaching salaries and benefits vary from state to state. Find out which states are the best for an education career.
  93. Under-The-Radar Hollywood Jobs

    If you want to rub elbows with the stars without becoming one, check out these behind the scenes entertainment jobs.
  94. How Brokers Can Avoid A Market-Maker's Tricks

    Ensure that you and your clients are getting the best deal by avoiding these three pitfalls.
  95. 10 Phrases You Should Ban From Your Resume

    In this competitive job market, your resume really needs to shine to stand out from the crowd, which means the tired cliches ...
  96. 5 High-Paying, Low-Stress Jobs

    Want to earn the big bucks without dealing with major stress? Read on to learn about five high-paying, low-stress jobs.
  97. Top Careers Launched Via YouTube

    This free social platform launched major careers for these enterprising individuals.
  98. Flip This Resume

    Learn to spin the information on a mediocre resume into something positive.
  99. 6 Career-Killing Facebook Mistakes

    Social networking can be a valuable job-search tool and a serious liability. Find out how to keep Facebook from ruining your ...
  100. 5 Oddball Careers

    You might never have considered these jobs, but for many people these strange tasks are all in a day's work.
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