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January 16 2018, 3:27PM PST

Uncertain Job Market Keeps Students in School

In today's economy, many recent college graduates are finding it difficult to get jobs upon graduation. So you have your bachelor's degree and no job. What then? Many college students today are choosing to complete a master degree program instead of heading in to an uncertain job market, in hopes that the economy makes a rebound by the time they complete their master's degree.

According to a National Association of Colleges and Employers survey, only [Read More]

Business Majors Still Have Jobs Opportunities

Are you looking to earn your business degree online? Even though jobs are hard to come by at this time, those who have a degree in business may have great opportunities like this one announced my Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance.

Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company is looking to recruit some 40-50 sales agents on Long Island, part of a campaign to hire 2000 people nationally.

Agents, who are not employees of the company, build their own financial services practices under the [Read More]

Paralegal Majors Affected by Economic Downturn

There is no guarantee that once you earn your degree you will be able to get a job. Students in central California who pursued paralegal studies are finding that the market in their area does not have jobs available.

The graduating paralegal plans to continue her studies at California State University, Fresno, but she's looking for part-time work. It doesn't look promising.

"There's not too many job openings for part-time paralegal work," she said. "My backup plan would be working [Read More]

Homeland Security Degree Offers Opportunity

There are many areas of study available that can let you play a role in the safety of the United States. Earning a homeland security degree can prepare you for an exciting career in both the public and private sectors. Those who are in the middle of earning a degree or thinking of earning a degree in homeland security should know about a new pay structure that the president is proposing.

President Barack Obama's performance pay goals are [Read More]

Shortage of Qualified Nurses in Texas

The state of Texas is seeing a great shortage of qualified nurses to fill available positions state wide. They need more students to get their nursing degree and finish their program so they can fill necessary positions in the Texas state health care system

The demand for registered nurses in Texas will grow by 86 percent by 2020. The supply, however, will grow by 53 percent without action.

Texas will be 71,000 short of the full-time equivalent nurses it [Read More]

Jobs in Healthcare are Still in Demand

There is continuing demand for various kinds of healthcare workers. Students who earn their medical degree may have an easier time finding a job after graduation, even with the downturn in the economy.

Graduates leaving college with training in health-related fields may have an easier time finding jobs than other graduates, state and local officials say.

A firm associated with The California Wellness Foundation sampled about a dozen community colleges in the Central Valley, Los Angeles and San Jose regions [Read More]

Associates Degree The Way To Go?

Many students think that going to a four year college is the only way to go. But if you are looking to earn your degree right away, you might want to look in to an associate degree program. These programs are often completed within 2 years, and the cost is much more reasonable.

A 2002 study showed that of students who had enrolled in four-year colleges, only 63 percent had received a degree six years (no, not four [Read More]

15 Top Highest Paying Bachelors Degree Jobs & College Majors

Do you want to get started in a career that could possibly pay over $100,000 a year, but don't feel like going any further than earning a bachelor’s degree? You may be in luck. Listed below are the estimated 15 highest-paying jobs (excluding CEOs) that typically only require a bachelor’s degree as an entry-level education, according to 2011 annual mean national salary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).


(Note: This does not include similarly high-paying jobs that only [Read More]

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