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Posted May 18, 2015 by

The Top 10 Best Blue Collar Careers of 2015

Senior man is getting his teeth checked and cleaned by the dental hygienist at his dentist's office

Senior man is getting his teeth checked and cleaned by the dental hygienist at his dentist’s office. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Blue collar jobs are always in demand and some pay quite well. Here are the top ten best blue collar careers for 2015. Below are the wage statistics and descriptions according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for the best blue collar jobs.

1. Elevator Inspectors and Repairers: With an average annual salary of $76,490, elevator inspectors and repairers assemble, install, repair, and maintain electric or hydraulic passenger or freight elevators, dumbwaiters, and escalators. The top 10% make $109,450. (more…)

Posted October 28, 2014 by

5 Great Options for a Career in Health

Doctor with patient in hospital room

Doctor with patient in hospital room. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

In the current times, with constant changes happening in the business world and marketplace, there’s never been a more uncertain time for long-term career options. In previous generations, and throughout the 20th century, there was a method that everyone could follow that would ensure a lifelong career path. Today, in most spheres of the working world, that certainty is all but non-existent. Once upon a time, a person could go to college, get their degree, and have a plethora of decent paying jobs available to them right away. Nowadays, as things begin to change more and more rapidly, the value of a college education and degree is regularly debated. However, there is at least one area where an education and degree can still land a well-paid career job – health care. As people will always need health care to help fight disease and mend injuries, there will always be a need for medical professionals. And there has never been a better time to set your sights on a career in health. (more…)

Posted September 19, 2014 by

10 Best Jobs for the Future

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Female civil engineer wearing helmet and checking the drawings in front of industry harbor background. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

Are you wondering what positions are going to be in demand moving forward.  As you are considering what kind of employment you want, check out 10 of the best jobs in the future according to Kiplinger in the following post.

· Brickmason—with the housing market expanding, a growing number of brickmasons will find plenty of opportunities. Kiplinger expects construction to begin on 1.07 million new homes in 2014, up 15% from 2013 and the ten-year growth projection for the occupation is 35.5%. The work can be physically demanding, but overall, it comes with one of the lowest stress levels of all the jobs on the list. (more…)

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Posted June 11, 2013 by

10 Entry Level Jobs That Are In Demand for College Graduates

Are you one of many college graduates searching for entry level jobs?  If so, you may want to explore 10 positions in demand in the following post.

‘Tis the season of college graduation, and the interwebs are flooded with advice for new grads, soon-to-be grads and aspiring grads. But after the mortar boards go up and the champagne goes down, there’s one question on every new grad’s mind: How the heck can I find a job that

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10 Hot Careers for College Grads

Posted February 01, 2013 by

Best Paying Jobs For Those With Two-Year Associate’s Degree

Brent Rasmussen of Careerbuilder

Brent Rasmussen of Careerbuilder

Although income is directly correlated to education with those making the most tending to have the most years of education, that doesn’t mean that those with Associate’s or two-year college degrees are doomed to a life of poverty. Far from it. Indeed, many of the most lucrative professions don’t require a Bachelor’s degree and many top-paying jobs only require an Associate’s degree.

“Nearly one in five employers (18 percent) reported that their educational requirements for jobs in their organizations have increased over the last five years,” said Brent Rasmussen, President of CareerBuilder North America. “A college education is one of the best investments you can make. Not only does it increase the amount of opportunities available to you, it also significantly boosts your earning potential.” (more…)