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YOUNG MONEY presents MonsterTrak tips, advice, links and resources for college students and graduates on career fields, exploring career options, choosing a career path and more….

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 […]

How to Make Money Listening to People

There are millions of people in the world who need someone who can listen to them. This isn’t some sort of get-rich-quick, motivational speaker ploy. Before I tell you about this, just know that it’s not easy, but it can be rewarding. Know that you truly must be motivated to help those who need help. […]

Why a Degree in Cybersecurity Is So Valuable

This post is from guest author Daphne Stanford. Daphne is a DJ for Radio Boise. She writes poetry, nonfiction, and lyric essays. Other ways she enjoys spending her time include hiking, piano, singing at inappropriate times, and good conversation with friends & family. Follow her on Twitter. Cybersecurity is a field that is dramatically understaffed, and the problem is […]

How to Convert Your Love of Sports Into a Career

Not everyone who loves sports is able to play professionally, which is evidenced by the millions of rabid fans who keep teams going, even when a team is on a losing streak. Many people are fans because they once played the game themselves. But you can become more than a fan. As the world of […]

Top Careers in Demand and How to Get Them

This post is from guest author Melissa Davidson. You can find her on Twitter @madtris.  Wouldn’t it be awesome to pay off your car or credit cards, or even your student loan debt? With a great job, it can be done sooner rather than later. Setting yourself up for a successful career takes talent, hard work […]

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 […]

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 […]