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  • Top 7 Community and Social Service Occupations

    Top 7 Community and Social Service Occupations

    Know what are the best community and social service jobs in US like School and Career Counseling, Probation Officers and Correctional Treatment Specialists and other job titles.

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  • Improve Career Opportunities Through Advanced Degree Programs

    Improve Career Opportunities Through Advanced Degree Programs

    Individuals who have already begun their careers and want to improve their professional value can benefit from master's degree programs.Those who wish to further their education without quitting their job should consider enrolling in online courses.

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  • Job Hunt Strategies for the New Year

    Job Hunt Strategies for the New Year

    As we look to the year ahead, this is a good time to review the job hunt strategies you employed last year. If you are still looking for a job, seeking a new opportunity, or want to make a career change, re-evaluating the strategies you used last year and how best to...

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  • Find Job Satisfaction With an IT Career

    Find Job Satisfaction With an IT Career

    Individuals who want to find a satisfying career in a troubled economy may want to consider pursuing a job in the information technology, or IT, industry. According to a recent survey by Modis, 89% of IT professionals are currently content with their...

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  • An Associate's Degree Can Lead to Administrative Assistant Positions

    An Associate's Degree Can Lead to Administrative Assistant Positions

    In an economically troubled time, many companies have scaled back on full-time hiring. However, a new survey by CareerBuilder shows that about 36% plan on hiring contract or temporary workers...

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  • Study Shows Most Firefighters are Happy, Satisfied with Their Jobs

    Study Shows Most Firefighters are Happy, Satisfied with Their Jobs

    A new study by the University of Chicago shows that across all occupations, about 47% of people said they were very satisfied with their jobs, while 33% said they were, in general, very happy...

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  • Explore Information Systems Security (ISS) Career Opportunities

    Explore Information Systems Security (ISS) Career Opportunities

    Computer hackers and cyber-terrorists can wreak havoc on information systems (IS). Because of this looming threat, the demand for cyber-security specialists - and information security...

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  • Best Jobs for Geeks

    Best Jobs for Geeks

    Whether your vice is video games, Linux, or the signature hairstyle of Carrie Fisher as Princess Leah, there's a job for any geek. A geek can be defined as one who has an interest in anything technological, whether cell phones, computers, or hybrid cars. If you're looking to...

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  • IT Professionals May Benefit From Earning Business Degrees

    IT Professionals May Benefit From Earning Business Degrees

    As a result of an increasingly complex job market, many employers are seeking applicants who possess both information technology (IT) degrees and business skills. Individuals who wish to gain certification in these fields may benefit from earning a degree that...

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  • Top 5 Highest-Paying Fields You Can Enter with an Associate's Degree Top 5 Highest-Paying Fields You Can Enter with an Associate's Degree

    Top 5 Highest-Paying Fields You Can Enter with an Associate's Degree Top 5 Highest-Paying Fields You Can Enter with an Associate's Degree

    While many assume high-paying jobs require a bachelor's or graduate degree, there are a number of excellent career options available to associate's degree holders.

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  • New Reports Point to an Expanding Construction Industry

    New Reports Point to an Expanding Construction Industry

    Although construction in the U.S. temporarily slowed when the recession struck in late 2007, recent reports indicate that it is finally showing signs of recovery. Citing new data from the U.S. Department of Commerce, The Wall Street Journal reports that in November...

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  • High Demand Means Higher Pay for Web, Mobile Developers

    High Demand Means Higher Pay for Web, Mobile Developers

    Today, one of the fastest-growing careers is web developer. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that the demand for these professionals will be strong because the Internet has assumed such a prominent role in everyday life. Additionally, more services...

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  • Job Search Strategies for Bilingual Professionals

    Job Search Strategies for Bilingual Professionals

    Since Spanish has become a pervasive second language in America, it's only natural that corporations are increasingly eager to recruit bilingual workers. The Hispanic population in the United States has grown by 43 percent in the last decade, surpassing 50 million...

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  • Top 7 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

    Top 7 Transportation and Material Moving Occupations

    Whether it’s making sure people get from Point A to Point B safely or overseeing the shipment of materials, transportation jobs offer potential for those with an interest in the field.

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  • Should You Change Jobs Now?

    Should You Change Jobs Now?

    Sometime during a job search, many people ask me whether they should consider a change of career. Before I answer, I always ask, "Why are you considering a change?" Their answer tends to be one of three: They can see that their old line of work is disappearing;

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  • Looking for Work in a Slow Economy

    Looking for Work in a Slow Economy

    By the time you read this, even the optimists will probably admit we're in a recession. Even if it's not an official recession, it sure feels like one compared to last year. The real estate market has slowed to a sick-dog crawl, hiring is off, and prices are rising.

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  • What if You've Never Had a

    What if You've Never Had a "Real Job"?

    Maybe you're just about to graduate. Maybe you've been a parent and homemaker since you got married. Maybe you left school to care for a sick parent and now it's ten years later, and you're wondering how to start a career . Now you wonder, "How can I convince someone to hire me when I've never had a real job?"

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  • Get Your Time's Worth With Part Time Jobs

    Get Your Time's Worth With Part Time Jobs

    Time Is Money: It's an old adage that we all know and understand, but do we really apply it in our daily life? If you have a little extra time, there are several ways you can leverage it to bump up your savings. The most fun and rewarding of all ways is working part time.

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  • 5 Ways To Tap Into Career Intuition

    5 Ways To Tap Into Career Intuition

    Do you believe in intuition? Do you realize you can tap into your own future and "see" your next successful career step? Perhaps you're smart, successful, practical, realistic and don't believe in what you can't see. But then why are you in this mess? Why are you rethinking your life? Why are you afraid?

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  • The Changing Landscape for Job Seekers

    The Changing Landscape for Job Seekers

    With the very structure of the employment sector changing, both workers and employers are trying to make sense of where the jobs will be in the future. Time will tell where new growth in job creation will emerge, but increased training in using new technology is a good start. Not only will workers need to acquire training at this time, they will need to continuously train in these new technologies which change quickly and will need to be upgraded often...

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  • Is It Time to Reinvent Your Career?

    Is It Time to Reinvent Your Career?

    Let's say you've done all the right things; went to law school, got a job with a good firm, and now collect a nice paycheck and benefits. Yet, the age of 30 is fast approaching and you're feeling like you're wearing the wrong skin. Your life doesn't fit who you are inside. Yet everyone around you is very proud of your accomplishments. They say, "Be grateful you have a job...

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  • Tis the Season...

    Tis the Season...

    The holiday season is a time to celebrate traditions, spend time with family and friends, and, contrary to popular belief, it can also be a savvy time to search for a job. Most people assume that the hiring process drops off during the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas...

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  • I See Your Dream Job: Your New Year's Resolution

    I See Your Dream Job: Your New Year's Resolution

    Forget the "lose 5 pounds" and "stop drinking coffee" resolutions; this year, it's time to use the powerful energy of a new decade to finally do the work you came here to do. These six steps will help you launch your new-and-improved career, and move closer to your life's work.

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  • The Intuitive Job Search

    The Intuitive Job Search

    If you've been job hunting for awhile with few promising results, it's time to try something new. It's time to use the powerful energy inside of you - called intuition - to guide you to the work you came here to do. When you master the art of listening to your intuition, it's like revving up your job-search engine and giving it super-powers.

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  • The Next Possible Thing

    The Next Possible Thing

    You woke up this morning with a new idea. You marinated in it before getting out of bed. You asked yourself, is this the time to follow that dream? There has never been a greater time to follow that dream than now.When the conventional rules of career come crashing in around us, we emerge from the rubble holding onto our true selves - the divine potential we came to fulfill through our work. Nothing else remains.

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  • Pros and Cons of Relocation

    Pros and Cons of Relocation

    In a job market where people often can't look around and simply find an identical position at another company, the question of relocation frequently comes up. Well-meaning friends ask on a regular basis, "Have you looked outside the area?"

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  • MBA Degree Programs Lead to Improved Skills and Wages

    MBA Degree Programs Lead to Improved Skills and Wages

    Business professionals who want to advance their education without having to interrupt their careers can benefit from enrolling in new part-time and online MBA degree programs.

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  • Criminal Justice Degrees Offer Many Career Opportunities

    Criminal Justice Degrees Offer Many Career Opportunities

    Adults who graduate with a degree in criminal justice can have many career options. These professionals typically find work as police, detectives, probation officers or corrections officers.

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  • Innovative Business Programs Can Lead to Better Qualified Professionals

    Innovative Business Programs Can Lead to Better Qualified Professionals

    Today's business industry has developed a very competitive job market, which has led many professionals in this field to pursue advanced degrees. Those who wish to enroll in a graduate program can benefit from the availability of these opportunities via distance learning.

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  • Successful Business Careers for Information Technology Specialists

    Successful Business Careers for Information Technology Specialists

    Those who wish to become real estate agents may have a number of career opportunities, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics expects overall employment of these professionals to increase by 14% through 2018.

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  • Business Professionals Have Numerous Online Degree Options

    Business Professionals Have Numerous Online Degree Options

    Those who have earned a master's degree and wish to boost their careers may benefit from enrolling in a doctoral degree program Professionals with advanced degrees and certifications have increased job prospects, lower rates of unemployment and higher salaries than those with less education, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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  • Business Project Management Certification Increases Career Opportunities

    Business Project Management Certification Increases Career Opportunities

    Adults who wish to learn new skills in order to advance in their current jobs, but do not have the time or money to commit to a new degree, may benefit from earning new certificate.

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  • Expanding Your Horizons

    Expanding Your Horizons

    The US Bureau of Labor Statistics has repeatedly stated that the healthcare industry will be one of the leading generators of new jobs over the next several years. Good news when so many jobs are being eliminated or shipped overseas. Obviously, as Baby Boomers...

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  • NASA Creates Software Development Competition

    NASA Creates Software Development Competition

    As a result of rapid industry growth through 2018, job prospects for computer software engineers should be excellent, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Those with practical experience and at least a bachelor's degree in software engineering or a computer...

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  • Job Hunt Strategies for College Grad and Other Entry Level Job Seekers

    Job Hunt Strategies for College Grad and Other Entry Level Job Seekers

    Entry-level job seekers find themselves in a unique position. While they may have the education that a job requires, they lack the all important on-the-job experience. From college students about to...

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  • Most Common Jobs for Older Workers

    Most Common Jobs for Older Workers

    Of people age 55 and older, over 40 percent remain in the workforce. Many factors contribute to older workers remaining in the labor market longer, some of which include the economic downturn, increases in health costs and an aging population. As more and...

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  • Top Paying Jobs for Women

    Top Paying Jobs for Women

    Women are using their skills and abilities in many industries to maximize their career and annual pay. They have to. The female presence in the workforce has grown to 47 percent, according to the Department of Labor Womens Bureau. In fact, the Bureau also...

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  • Tips and Tricks for a Successful Job Search

    Tips and Tricks for a Successful Job Search

    If you find that your job search has stalled or you aren't getting any responses from prospective employers, the recruiting specialists at America's Job Exchange offer some tips to consider that can kick-start your search again and provide some fresh perspective...

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  • The Job Seeker's Guide to Online Job Search

    The Job Seeker's Guide to Online Job Search

    Launching a job search can be a daunting task for anyone, whether you're a transitioning veteran job seeker, looking to change careers or a novice. The Web is peppered with scores of job sites, referral tools, networking sites, social media, and job search engines...

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  • Professionals Have Increased Opportunities To Obtain Project Management Training

    Professionals Have Increased Opportunities To Obtain Project Management Training

    Employers are increasingly seeking applicants who have completed training in project management . As a result, a growing number of online and campus-based postsecondary institutions are offering...

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  • Why Finding the Right Job Fit is So Important

    Why Finding the Right Job Fit is So Important

    What is the perfect job? Unfortunately, it doesnt exist. This is not an alarmingly pessimistic point of view, but rather a real one. Every man and woman in the work force has different strengths, weaknesses, opinions, personalities, and an unfathomable amount of other...

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  • Changing Careers - Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

    Changing Careers - Questions You Need to Ask Yourself

    Americans will change jobs at least 8-10 times in their lifetime. But even more daunting than a new job is a new career, which statisticians believe will occur about 4 times in one's lifetime. The reason for a career change varies, but for most people it is usually...

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  • Start a Career in the Fast-Growing Healthcare Field as an LPN

    Start a Career in the Fast-Growing Healthcare Field as an LPN

    New data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that the unemployment rate changed very little during the month of October. Currently, about 13.9 million Americans do not have jobs...

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  • Redefining Your Career in the New Year

    Redefining Your Career in the New Year

    If you are like many people, you may be gearing up to make a New Year's resolution. This is a time of year when you, like countless others, are perhaps re-assessing some aspect of your life and setting goals for the year ahead. This may also be a time...

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  • Healthcare Professionals Still In Demand Nationwide

    Healthcare Professionals Still In Demand Nationwide

    Various studies show that there will continue to be a great demand for healthcare industry professionals in the future. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 10 of the 20 fastest-growing jobs in the nation are healthcare related; this field is expected to create...

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  • A Career in EEO/OFCCP Compliance - Is It for You?

    A Career in EEO/OFCCP Compliance - Is It for You?

    When it was enacted over four decades ago, Executive Order 10925 outlined the Government's commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) hiring, including the requirements government contractors must take to hire without regard to race, creed, color...

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  • Jobs Expanding for Pharmacy Technicians - Pharmacy Technician Career

    Jobs Expanding for Pharmacy Technicians - Pharmacy Technician Career

    During a troubled economy, many individuals are searching for a career that will lead them to long-term job stability. These people may find what they are looking for in the position of pharmacy technician, where they will work alongside licensed pharmacists...

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  • Data Scientist: One of the Fastest-Growing IT Careers

    Data Scientist: One of the Fastest-Growing IT Careers

    Citing data from IT service company EMC, Mashable recently reported that people hoping to land a job in a fast-growing industry may want to consider becoming data scientists. These professionals work to give businesses a competitive edge through activities like data...

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  • Launching a Social Media Marketing Career

    Launching a Social Media Marketing Career

    Individuals who are interested in the marketing industry probably know that in recent years, social media has established a major presence in the field. According to a November 2011 survey by Wildfire, about 97% of marketing professionals believe social...

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  • Your Career: What Do You Really Want?

    Your Career: What Do You Really Want?

    Regardless of what career path you choose, fundamentally most of us work because we need to earn a living. At some point in all of our careers, however, the inevitable question is posed "Is this what I want to be doing?" While this can seem like a daunting question...

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  • Put Your Values to Work in the Nonprofit Sector

    Put Your Values to Work in the Nonprofit Sector

    Many people have strong beliefs and a dedication to charitable causes, but may not know that it is possible for them to assist these groups in their professional lives. Nonprofit HR Solutions reports that about 10.7 million employees currently make up the nonprofit...

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  • Health Informatics Jobs Growing as Paperless Deadline Nears

    Health Informatics Jobs Growing as Paperless Deadline Nears

    Back in 2010, the United States government embraced health informatics and all the benefits that come with it by implementing a mandate for healthcare facilities to become paperless by 2015...

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  • Careers in Negotiations

    Careers in Negotiations

    As the global marketplace becomes increasingly diverse and people from all walks of life find themselves working together more closely than ever before, conflict may be inevitable. Business leaders who understand the positive aspects of conflict can leverage the...

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  • New Technologies Spawn New Professions

    New Technologies Spawn New Professions

    The advent of new technology platforms continues to spawn the creation of jobs that were not present the decade prior. From social media, to blogs and mobile apps, the rise in new technologies means job seekers are required to learn new skill sets and become...

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  • Starting Your Own Business – What You Need to Know

    Starting Your Own Business – What You Need to Know

    More than half of working Americans are employed in small businesses – those classified as having 500 employees or less As the unemployment rate continues to stagnate, current job seekers and others may be considering whether it makes sense to start...

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  • Are You Being Paid Enough?

    Are You Being Paid Enough?

    In today's fragile jobs market it's not uncommon for employees to take on multiple roles and responsibilities, working harder than ever. With lay-offs and consolidation of employee roles, this may prompt you to ask yourself whether you are being paid enough. Making an...

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  • Are You on the Right Career Path?

    Are You on the Right Career Path?

    Regardless of what career level you currently find yourself in – seeking a new opportunity, unemployed, leaving school – asking yourself if you are on the right career path is one of the most frequent questions job seekers ask themselves throughout...

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  • How to Obtain Your Dream Teaching Job

    How to Obtain Your Dream Teaching Job

    If you are passionate about helping children succeed in school and have ever considered being a teacher, now is a good time to set out a plan of action to make your dream job a reality...

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  • The 6 Nursing Skills A RN Needs for Advancement

    The 6 Nursing Skills A RN Needs for Advancement

    Possessing strong nursing skills obviously is vitally important, but RNs seeking to advance and succeed in nursing must also demonstrate qualities valued in just about every profession.

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  • Top Twenty Occupations with the Highest Projected Job Growth

    Top Twenty Occupations with the Highest Projected Job Growth

    Job security has become a big priority for job seekers, especially after so many workers experienced layoffs during the recession. When searching for a new career, its important to know which jobs...

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  • Highest Paying Jobs

    Highest Paying Jobs

    Job satisfaction, job security, a great boss, and a thriving workplace environment: what more could anyone ask for? A job that pays well, of course. Here are the highest paying jobs and their average salaries, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics...

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  • What You Should Know About EHR Before Getting a Job in Health Administration

    What You Should Know About EHR Before Getting a Job in Health Administration

    Just 2.2% of hospitals had operational electronic health record systems (EHR) in place in the third quarter of 2013, according to the Healthcare Informational and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).

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  • Trends in Criminal Justice Jobs for 2014

    Trends in Criminal Justice Jobs for 2014

    Careers in criminal justice are continuing to increase, according to the Bureau Labor of Statistics (BLS). These jobs do not only include protective service such as police officers, investigators, or corrections officers, but they also encompass legal occupations such as lawyers, judges, or paralegals.

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  • Positive Trends for Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) Job Growth in 2014

    Positive Trends for Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) Job Growth in 2014

    Due to The Affordable Care Act, many employers are looking for professionals ready to take part in healthcare careers. Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) is particularly a thriving career choice, with HIT job growth expected to increase in 2014.

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  • Earn A Degree Before Working In Law Enforcement?

    Earn A Degree Before Working In Law Enforcement?

    Careers in law enforcement range from patrol officers and detectives to lawyers. If you’re considering a job in this field, becoming a police officer is a great option.

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  • Become a Private Detective

    Become a Private Detective

    While the hours are long and job duties can be complicated, a career as a private detective can be a good choice for those who want to work in law enforcement because of the projected job growth and decent salary.

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  • Restaurant Industry Sees Huge Job Growth

    Restaurant Industry Sees Huge Job Growth

    According to a press release by the National Restaurant Association, more than 200,000 jobs have been created in the restaurant industry in the past six months. With this massive surge in employment, restaurants have become the country's second...

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  • How the Overcrowded Job Market Is Changing the Mindset of Universities and Students

    How the Overcrowded Job Market Is Changing the Mindset of Universities and Students

    In today's difficult economy, there are many qualified candidates coming out of top-flight graduate schools, but unfortunately there are not enough job opportunities waiting for them. The overall...

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  • Desired Leadership Skills You Need to Advance Your Career

    Desired Leadership Skills You Need to Advance Your Career

    While becoming a successful leader requires many steps, having the right skills is crucial. You can set yourself apart by taking a leadership course that provides the necessary training and allows you to improve your skill set.

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  • How to Move From Sales to Sales Management

    How to Move From Sales to Sales Management

    A company’s sales team is at the heart of a business enterprise, the group that drives profits and ensures the company meets monetary goals. For every sales team, there is someone who leads them to...

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  • Leadership Skills are the Critical Link to Your Next Career Promotion

    Leadership Skills are the Critical Link to Your Next Career Promotion

    When searching through the resumes of potential candidates for promotion, many company executives will be looking for signs of leadership skills. That’s a separate issue than whether or not someone is...

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  • Job Prospects and Top 5 States With The Highest Salary for Medical Assistants

    Job Prospects and Top 5 States With The Highest Salary for Medical Assistants

    Job prospects for medical assistants are improving noticeably as the healthcare industry adjusts to new health care legislation and responds to increases in patient case loads. But medical assistants also may find they have additional responsibilities...

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  • Top 10 Best Business and Financial Jobs

    Top 10 Best Business and Financial Jobs

    Workers seeking careers in business and finance can expect job growth over the next decade to be about 13 percent, according to projections by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). In 2012 there were about 7.1 million workers in these industries. About 900,000 more...

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