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Career Profiles

Whether you're interested in reading about people in your existing line of work or you're looking to switch jobs and want to see what it's like working in another profession, we make it a point to highlight a variety of careers. More than that, we also bring you individual stories of workers across the country who provide a real-life glimpse into their lives and their jobs.

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  • It's a Dog's Life: Six Animal Careers We'd Love to Have

    When it comes to careers, most of us are looking for the same thing -- fulfilling, meaningful work we enjoy that also pays the bills. While many people spend a good portion of their working lives looking for a career that meets these … Read more...

  • 12 Entry-Level Jobs with Big Earning Potential

    No one ever promised you were going to graduate from college and, degree hot off the press, land yourself a job as CFO. But in today's job market, where competition is particularly keen, it seems as if even the mediocre jobs are few and far … Read more...

  • So you want to be a writer?

    Shakespeare, Hemingway, Stephen King—these are just a few names you might conjure up when you think of what it means to be a writer. But you don’t have to go to the library to read a writer’s work; writing is surrounding us all the time. If … Read more...

  • Hot Jobs in Health Care

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that health care is expected to generate more new jobs than any other industry over the next several years. Due to an increasing number of people in older age groups, more home health care services, … Read more...

  • Top 5 Fast-Growing, High-Paying Jobs- Bachelor's Degree Not Required

    Top 5 Fast-Growing, High-Paying Jobs- Bachelor's Degree Not Required Read more...

  • Hotel Managers

    Hotel managers oversee all aspects of hotel operations including staff, maintenance, convention and conference services, reservations, office administration, sales, purchasing, housekeeping, security, recreation, and food management. … Read more...

  • Health Services Managers

    Medical and Health Services Managers are responsible for making sure that the day-to-day operations of the medical office run smoothly. Though Health Services managers do not provide health care directly, they are responsible for the … Read more...

  • Engineers

    Broadly, the engineer's job is to apply scientific and mathematical principles to solve problems and/or fill human needs. This can range from planning a bridge to sending a person in space to inventing medical instruments. Since an … Read more...

  • Counselors

    The duties of a counselor are as multiple and various as the diverse populations they serve. From mental health facilities to your local high school to a police station, there is a counselor around with the kind of expertise to help anyone … Read more...

  • Child Care Workers

    If you enjoy working with children, why not make a career out of it? Working with children enables people to make a difference while enjoying flexible work options. Read more...