Career Advice

Learn more about an industry through our career articles. Explore the trends pages for further insight into your career field. Additionally, don't forget to check out the latest job opportunities from employer's talent networks. We're here to help you make an informed decision about your next career move.

Construction worker laying bricks
Blue-collar jobs have perhaps the most misleading name in the workforce. Given the sheer amount of money they can bring in, "blue" is the last color they should be associated with. While stereotypes regarding long hours and hard work are often true, the assumption that they receive low pay is anything...[Continue Reading]
Chef in kitchen
The restaurant industry employs 13.5 million people in the United States. This equates to 10 percent of the nation's workforce. Whether you consider your restaurant job a lifelong passion or simply a way to make ends meet, a role in this dynamic industry can teach you valuable lessons like these. 1....[Continue Reading]
Doctor shaking hand with patient
In a recent survey published by U.S. News, 80 percent of job hunters said they'd rather have a job that they love than a job that pays well. While it's heartening to know so many Americans prefer passion to monetary gain, the disappointing thing about that figure is that it implies that salaries and...[Continue Reading]
Insurance written in Scrabble letters
Insurance sales is a booming industry, with a 22 percent growth expected between 2010 and 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. After becoming certified, you'll find jobs are plentiful, but you have an important decision to make: should you join an agency or work for yourself? Assessing...[Continue Reading]
Man working on computer
It's hard to come up with a reason not to pursue a technology career given the employment outlook for the sector. For one, IT-related jobs are some of the best-paying careers for new college graduates. In fact, on ThinkAdvisor's list of the 30 best-paying college majors and careers, those affiliated...[Continue Reading]
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