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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 August 06, 2013 by

Watch Your Step! Slip and Fall Accidents Costly to Employers

To reduce slip and fall accidents, which can be costly to them, employers may want to boost their efforts in keeping employees safe in the workplace.  In the following infographic, learn more about these accidents that should make everyone watch their step. (more…)

Posted July 12, 2013 by

7 High-Growth Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

Aaron Gouveia

Aaron Gouveia, Salary.com contributing writer

“What are your plans after you graduate from high school?”

For most recent graduates over the last few decades, the answer has been automatic and unequivocal — college. With more and more jobs making a bachelor’s degree a minimum requirement, there has never been a greater emphasis on higher education. And for the most part that’s a good thing as more education is almost always better than less. (more…)

Posted May 22, 2013 by

Do You Want an Entry Level Job as an (Ice Road) Trucker?

The following post has four tips if you’re searching for an entry level job as an ice road trucker.

Ice Road Truckers (IRTs) aren’t much different than traditional truck drivers. Sure, there is an increased level of danger when driving Alaska’s Dalton Highway, but still the same truck driver training, certifications and experience are required whether on ice or on pavement. Training and certification Before any future IRT can get behind the wheel, he or she has to

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4 Tips on Becoming an (Ice Road) Trucker

Posted April 05, 2012 by

9 Jobs Expected to Increase in Demand

Are you interested in jobs with growth potential?  Depending on your interest(s), there are opportunities to find employment, according to new information from AARP.org.  If you are a college student or recent graduate, this could mean more entry level jobs; for job seekers as a whole, there are potentially more positions to compete for.  In addition, these jobs may provide job security.

Here are nine jobs and their expected growth from 2010 to 2020, as forecasted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: (more…)