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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….

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 […]

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 […]

Wall Street Shows Some Weakness

For a long time, the financial world has seemed like the unstoppable behemoth of the American economy. The Wall Street Journal notes, however, that the sector is hardly immune to market forces, as evidenced by a growing wave of layoffs sweeping across some of the biggest financial firms. Just since last Tuesday, layoff announcements between […]

Bright outlook to greet freshly graduated job hunters

Bright-eyed, bushy-tailed college grads eager to start their careers have some good news as they hunt for their opportunity to break into the workforce at the entry level. CNN reports employers are preparing to hire 19 percent more newly graduated college students this year as compared to figures from 2010, according to the National Association […]

Cha-ching cha-ching

Get a glimpse of what CPAs earn If there’s one thing you will not be complaining about as a CPA, it’s your salary. Even new grads are offered a sizable sum, and your earning potential over time is among the best out there. Of course, as with any profession, salaries vary by geography, experience, education, […]

VC Claims: Entrepreneurs “Peak” At 25 – Though Some Challenge Assertion

Researchers have endeavored to ascertain, among other questions, are entrepreneurs born that way or are they result of their upbringings. One venture capitalist recently chimed on another question: At what age do Internet entrepreneurs peak? The popular technology blog Tech Crunch reports that according to one successful venture capitalist, the career of an Internet entrepreneur […]