Federal Jobs by College Major

As you study the table, please keep these facts in mind: (1) The jobs listed under each major are usually examples, not an all-inclusive list. (2) Many jobs do not require a college degree;...

Supporting a Spouse or Partner who has Relocated for Your Career

At some point in your career, you may be faced with a choice of whether or not to relocate to a new city, state or even across the country for your work. In the...

Sales: Is It For Me?

I asked myself the question: Why do people get into sales? What characteristics do they have that sets them apart? And I thought that it might be an interesting exercise for anyone contemplating sales...

What Teachers Do Every Day

Most teachers spend the majority of their time in the classroom or preparing for classroom activities. The amount of time dedicated to other tasks varies by school, but activities outside of the classroom are often described as...

Exploring the Hottest Areas of Healthcare

What you know about health care probably has to do with sitting in a waiting room anticipating your annual physical. Maybe there are a few hanging ferns, and copies of People, Parents, and "Curious George."...

Top 10 Jobs in Information Technology

IT workers are also essential to just about every modern business model. If a company relies on phones and e-mails, chances are that there's an IT professional behind it all, making sure the cogs in the machine function properly.

Major Employers in the Healthcare Industry

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 11.3 million Americans are employed in some aspect of health care, and approximately 14 percent of all wage and salary jobs created in the last...

Think Outside the Design Box: Alternative Careers in Engineering

If you're working on your engineering degree, you probably have one thing in mind: design, design, design. And while an engineering degree gives you the tools to do just that, it can also give...

Intellectual Property: A Revenue Stream that Keeps on Streaming

Let's take IBM as an example. IBM Corporation maintains one of the world's most vigorous patent filing operations, and actively licenses its 40,000-plus active patents to other companies. Although other corporations around the world...

The History Of Solar Power

With the recent rise in energy costs many people have been looking to alternative sources of energy. One of the greatest energy sources (our sun) is readily available for the taking. We just need...

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