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3 Lessons I Have Learned Since Graduating

Julia Neumer | Posted 08.09.2014 | College
Julia Neumer

Leaving school for the real world can be a daunting prospect, and for good reason. However, this is an incredible time in your life, with the opportunity to begin a new career and get started building your resume as a professional. Be confident in yourself and your abilities, and there is no stopping you.

How to Become a Professional Wedding Planner

Sandy Malone | Posted 05.04.2014 | Weddings
Sandy Malone

If you really want to be a wedding planner, there are six million opportunities out there for you. You have to show the initiative to go out and get them.

Travel: A Growing Industry for Entry-level Jobs

Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti | Posted 11.18.2013 | Business
Dr. Tracey Wilen-Daugenti

While looking for a career in a growing field, you probably haven't considered travel. However, it is a rapidly expanding industry that is expected t...

Low-Wage Workers Feel Worse Off Now That During Recession

AP | TOM RAUM and JENNIFER AGIESTA | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON — America's lower-income workers have posted the biggest job gains since the deep 2007-09 recession – but few are bragging. As...

Why the Old Guy Is Right About Gen Y

Brazen Life | Posted 03.18.2013 | College
Brazen Life

While nothing gets this particular Millennial fired up more than someone taking shots at an entire generation, there is no denying that stereotypes exist for a reason.

The Top Jobs For Recent College Graduates

The Huffington Post | Khadeeja Safdar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Business

There's good news for this year's college graduates: They should fare better in the job market than the class of 2011. The 1.7 million college sen...

One In Two College Grads Can't Find Work

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 06.22.2012 | Money

WASHINGTON — The college class of 2012 is in for a rude welcome to the world of work. A weak labor market already has left half of young colleg...

Guide for Graduating Seniors

Catherine Seraphin | Posted 05.22.2012 | College
Catherine Seraphin

Hey, seniors. How was spring break? Did you go totally crazy? Steal a street sign for your dorm room? I hope it was fun, because the real world is going to hit you like a bag full of bricks. And stones. And cement.

A Jobs Program or a No Jobs Program; Is Not the Choice Obvious?

James Adler | Posted 12.17.2011 | Politics
James Adler

Any comprehensive cost-benefit analysis would strongly favor job creation and work over persistent unemployment, dependency and personal, family and community deterioration.

The Jobs Act: Changing the Focus to Create More Jobs More Quickly, Cheaply and Certainly

James Adler | Posted 12.14.2011 | Los Angeles
James Adler

Now that the Senate has refused to consider the president's Americans Job Act in one piece, it is time to look at each piece.

Job Outlook: Better!

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Following a salary survey that gave accounting students something to cheer about, the National Association of Colleges and Employers has some good new...

10 High-Paying Entry-Level Jobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A well-paid, entry-level job sounds like an oxymoron. But finding one would certainly help with the piles of student loans that many young people face...

Young Workers Struggle With Declining Entry-Level Wages, Benefits...

The New York Times | Steven Greenhouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

This Labor Day, the 45 million young people in the nation's work force face a choppy job market in which entry-level wages have often trailed inflatio...