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YOUNG MONEY articles, books, tips, advice for college students and recent college graduates – career trends, alternative career strategies, vocational careers and internships for graduating students.

Career Spotlight: Hospitality Management

You’re young and you have a lot of options, which can make it tough to figure what type of career you’d like to pursue. Here’s an overview of the hospitality industry from guest author Melissa Davidson. This will help you decide if a career in hospitality management and other related positions in hospitality are right […]

The Future of Work: How to Be Absolutely Essential

Earlier this year, McDonald’s started rolling out its program to replace cashiers with digital kiosks for customers to order from. As expected, the company’s shares hit an all-time high following the deployment of the order-taking machines. While McDonald’s made headlines with its program, it is hardly the first company to replace human employees with automation […]

5 Degrees Well Worth Your Dollar

This post is from guest author Logan Randall There are very few things in the world more depressing than looking at a rough $70,000 of debt, and having no job. This is rock bottom, folks. This is also the average college graduate. Unlike the students who already have college paid for, students who are using […]

Technology Degrees Top List of Best Job Potential

Educational resource The Best Degrees recently released an analysis of Bureau of Labor Statistics data that attempts to highlight the best degrees in terms of job potential. The analysis brought together data on job opportunities from the BLS Occupational Outlook Handbook, wage information and stated degree requirements, seeking to account for both the potential to […]

New Haven, Cleveland and Boston Top Best Locations For Recent Grads

A recent survey from the college job search website CareerRookie.com and Apartments.com offers a list of the best locations across the U.S. for recent graduates looking to begin their career on the right foot. CareerRookie.com factored together data on the number of jobs available for people with less than one year of experience, the average […]

Positions Available For Those Willing to Adapt

Unemployment in the U.S. continues to hover above 9 percent and many around the country face difficulty finding new work. A recent survey from CareerBuilder, however, found that those with experience and education have a variety of opportunities in some of the country’s largest companies. The survey included more than 800 workers laid off in […]

Manufacturing Offers Opportunities as Older Workers Retire

A new survey from Advanced Technology Services suggests that American manufacturers face a dire need for skilled workers and expect to absorb major costs as baby boomers retire. Lists of the most appealing careers in the U.S. often emphasize traditionally prestigious fields like law or up-and-coming sectors like technology, but many forget that the country […]

NYC Aims to Take the Tech Sector

New York City may be the Big Apple, but it still lags behind Silicon Valley in terms of the booming technology industry. In an attempt to change that, The New York Times reports that Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced plans to subsidize a major new science and engineering university in the city. The plan looks to […]

MBA Students Interested in Technology Firms

A new survey found a growing number of business school graduates see technology companies as the most appealing places to work, according to The Wall Street Journal. Consulting firm Universum surveyed more than 6,000 students from dozens of business-schools around the country regarding their top five ideal employers. The Journal had the company narrow the […]

U.S. sees substantial private sector growth

The future of the U.S. economy remains somewhat in doubt, but June showed major improvement in certain areas of employment, according to The Financial Times. The latest ADP National Employment Report found that the private sector in the U.S. added as many as 157,000 jobs in June, compared to only 54,000 in May. The gains […]