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Career Trends Stories

June 25 2017, 12:03AM PDT

Get to the Bottom of Things as a Private Investigator

Crime is always a problem in society, and law enforcement officials are there for us to help keep us safe. But what about investigating personal matters that wouldn't pertain to public law enforcement officials? Private investigators are used in this case, and do things from surveillance to background checks. Earning a private investigation degree or certificate will be the first step in a career in this area.

Private investigators do confidential investigations by gathering as [Read More]

A Math Degree Really Adds Up

We spend our early years dreading math, math quizzes, and math tests. Although math might not sound like a very exciting thing to major in when you first go to college, students who earn their mathematics degree are finding that the top jobs out of school are math based.

Math majors don't always get much respect on college campuses, but fat post-grad wallets should be enough to give them a boost.

The top 15 highest-earning college degrees all have one thing [Read More]

Engineering Degree: U.S. Department of Energy Announces Job Fair

If you are wondering what jobs are viable for future employment, you should always keep tabs on where the U.S. government is putting their stimulus monies. Students who are thinking of earning their engineering degree for example will have many jobs opportunities available. The United States department of energy announced a job fair this month in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The U.S. Department of Energy is preparing for large crowds at an event advertising thousands of new [Read More]

Cooking Up a Hot Career in Culinary School

Culinary school has become a very popular choice over the last few years due to an
enlightened view of food brought on by programs from the food network, and the travel channel. Students who earn a culinary degree will find that they have a variety of job options available on completion of a culinary degree program.

Beginning in September, Thomas will spend 14 months in London where he'll pursue his master's degree in "international sustainable tourism," which in the [Read More]

Students Wait out Recession in Graduate School

Students today that finding entering the job market is a tough thing to do, so many students in this economic climate are waiting out the recession and staying in school to earn their masters degree. Taking the extra time to go to graduate school will hopefully give these students the edge to get jobs when the graduate.

If you've considered going back to school, you're not alone. When stocks slide and layoffs loom, colleges see an increase in adult [Read More]

Bright Idea for Electricians

"Global warming" and going "green" are two punch words when it comes to talking about the environment. A Georgia journeyman electrician parlayed his practical knowledge of being an electrician in to a career as a specialist in green power. Earning an electrician degree can be a great start to prepare you for work in the environmental field.

The training moved the Fenton resident from the "comfort zone" of the tried and true practices of his profession and into [Read More]

Is an MBA Degree for You?

Many working professionals are continuing their education by going back to school to get their MBA. But this path isn't for everyone. You will find that completing an MBA program will require a large commitment of time. While you're working on your MBA degree, you might need to take a couple of years off of working to commit full time to your studies, but the end result should make up for the time you took off.

In [Read More]

Court Reporters are Victims of the Economy

Some careers are becoming virtually extinct due to computer automation, and available online services. One of these fields that seem to be on a downswing is court reporting. Those who are looking to earn a court reporter degree should know how advanced in technology may affect your ability to get a job.

State Attorney Michael Satz and Public Defender Howard Finkelstein have agreed to stop using court reporters to transcribe depositions. They signed a stipulation July 6 to [Read More]


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