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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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  • Paralegal Career Education and Advancement

    Employers usually prefer that candidates have a degree from a 4-year paralegal program, or a bachelor's degree with paralegal certification. Read more...

  • Dream Job: Project Manager

    All of us practice project management in our lives, whether we know it or not. We are all involved in planning and organizing our everyday tasks, career, and work responsibilities. In the business world, project management is a high level … Read more...

  • Dream Job: Stay-At-Home Mom

    So why do thousands of career women nationwide opt to put their careers and salary-earning potential on the back burner to stay home to care for their children? Read more...

  • Sales Compensation

    A salesperson's commission is typically based on either a percentage of sold revenues or profit margins. Commissions usually account for 30 to 50 percent of a salesperson's cash compensation package, which means that commissions routinely … Read more...

  • The Best Jobs: 50 Best Jobs in America

    MONEY Magazine and Salary.com have unveiled an exclusive list of the 50 Best Jobs in America. MONEY and Salary.com started by analyzing government and private data on industry growth and compensation levels. But in an improving employment … Read more...

  • Lawyer Career Education and Advancement

    Law schools and state and local bar associations provide continuing education courses for lawyers, and some states even allow CLE credits to be obtained through participation in seminars on the Internet. Read more...

  • Nursing Career Education and Advancement

    It is important that nurses pursue higher education in order to be eligible for promotions to supervisory and higher paying roles. Read more...

  • Accounting and Auditing Career Education and Advancement

    Continuing professional education is required for CPAs to renew their licenses. CPE requirements vary by state, but always involve completion of a certain amount of credit hours in applicable continuing education courses. Read more...

  • Teacher Career Education and Advancement

    It is a teacher's daunting task to add life to their student's school day by generating interest in all subject areas, even those that can be tedious for most students. Read more...

  • Top Mom Jobs

    While some fields, especially in the service and hospitality industries, most directly correspond with the skill set of a stay-at-home mom (think housekeeper, day care center teacher, cook, laundry machine operator, custodian, facilities … Read more...