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Posted June 23, 2014 by

7 Hot Entry-Level Jobs for Recent Grads

Andrea Fisher

Andrea Fisher

It’s challenging to find a well-paying job right out of college. Even though the economy has bounced back in the past couple of years, it’s hard to find industries that are hiring and offer competitive salaries. To make the most of your diploma, the job search is all about knowing which industries to target.

According to a recent salary survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the average college graduate makes about $45,473. Fortunately, there are a number of positions that are frequently hiring— and their starting salaries are well within the national starting average. (more…)

Posted August 08, 2013 by

5 Recent Graduate Jobs to Consider if You Have an English Degree

Have you just graduated from college with an English degree and wondering what recent graduate jobs are available?  The following post has five opportunities that might interest you.

Several college majors are constantly under fire for their lack of practicality or success in the labor market: Art, Philosophy, Women and Gender Studies—and English. Though today’s job market is still mending from the 2008 recession, it isn’t as black and white as it was. English majors are no longer forced into a confined box, limited to

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Posted July 24, 2013 by

Seeking a Career Change but Can’t Get a Degree? 7 Potential Entry Level Jobs that Might Interest You

For whatever reason, you aren’t satisfied with your current job and want to start something new.  If you’re unable to get a degree at the moment, here are seven possible entry level jobs that might interest you in the following post.

Need a career change? Whether you’re a seasoned professional out of a job or a 20-something ready to take your next step, you’ve got to start a new career. Right. Now. You just don’t have the time (or the cash) to start from scratch with a new degree. So, how can you hack the system? Find careers with short training

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7 Careers You Can Switch To Without Earning Another Degree

Posted August 13, 2012 by

Best Jobs for Communications Majors

Studious womanEarning your communications degree provides you with the unique opportunity to either specialize within the field, or choose a position with an expansive, ever-changing job description. Whatever your preference as a recent graduate, you might be asking yourself a simple question: What jobs are out there? Communications majors find success in several fields, meaning there are a multitude of opportunities to put your skills and education to use. If you’re still uncertain about your future, here are a few of the most popular career paths for communications majors, and a few reasons why earning a master’s in leadership is an excellent investment. (more…)

Posted May 17, 2012 by

Interview With a Technical Writer

I am a freelance writer of both technical articles and more creatively worded fare such as movie reviews. I have been working in this field to some degree for the past 12 years.

The work that I do is mostly done from home. I set my own hours and don’t go to an office, and as a result, people do not always perceive me as having a “real job,” and it’s difficult to impress upon them that just because I’m at home doesn’t mean that I can talk to them. My job involves being assigned articles and writing them with as quick a turnaround as possible. I need to be speedy and accurate in my work, and I have to be disciplined since I am paid by the article. (more…)