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Top 10 Most Common Majors for Millionaires

Top 10 Most Common Majors for Millionaires

They all started somewhere - but just over one percent of the world’s millionaires dropped out or did not attend college. So, the odds of making millions without a college degree are slim to none.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published August 19, 2013
Land a Sales Job Without Experience

Land a Sales Job Without Experience

Learn how to land a sales job without experience.

By Chris Lytle
Published September 3, 2008
Jobs of the Future

Jobs of the Future

Have you ever considered that perhaps you haven’t discovered the career of your dreams is because it’s still an emerging field?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published January 22, 2014
Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

Negotiating Job Offer for Beginners

If you want to get to a mutually agreed upon contract cordially and quickly, try the following helpful suggestions.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published February 23, 2014
A Job and a Scholarship

A Job and a Scholarship

Win a job and a scholarship through these programs.

By Chris Diehl
Published September 5, 2008
Dealing with the Quarter-Life Crisis

Dealing with the Quarter-Life Crisis

Don't rush into college life after college too quickly--check out how to get an internship after college and part time job ideas.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published June 2, 2009
Why your Degree Won't Guarantee a Job

Why your Degree Won't Guarantee a Job

If you majored in the wrong subject, try getting an internship after graduation to build up experience in your new field of interest.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published April 21, 2009
Careers to Consider

Careers to Consider

Whether you’ve graduated or are in college, the job search is inevitable.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published May 16, 2013
20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By

20 Rules for Grad Students to Live By

Maybe they don’t all apply to your particular situation, but it’s helpful to take a step back one in a while and think about how you approach things.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 26, 2013
Find Work Outside Your Major

Find Work Outside Your Major

Find work outside your major with these tips.

Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published September 3, 2008
Write On! Pursuing My College and Career Goals Simultaneously

Write On! Pursuing My College and Career Goals Simultaneously

A FastWeb user writes on pursuing her college and career goals simultaneously.

Published June 9, 2007
Steps to Success

Steps to Success

If there were secrets to getting through college successfully that also help you land your dream job, you’d want to know, right?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 18, 2013
Now Hiring

Now Hiring

Some industries seem to be recession-proof. Why?

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 12, 2013
The Pros and Cons of Job Hopping

The Pros and Cons of Job Hopping

Out of everyone in my group of college friends, I was the only one who still had the same job two years after graduation. Everyone else had changed jobs once, twice, ...

By Chrissy Scivicque
Published February 4, 2011
Diversify Your Resume

Diversify Your Resume

You want your resume to say something about what type of person you are, your work ethic and what you’re capable of accomplishing.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published July 1, 2013
Sales Not for You?  Don't Be So Sure

Sales Not for You? Don't Be So Sure

If this is what you're picturing, you may be pleasantly surprised by some of the newer sales positions.

By Peter Vogt, MonsterTRAK Career Coach
Published March 19, 2009
The Informational Interview

The Informational Interview

An informational interview helps you gain a better understanding your chosen field and omits the stress and pressure.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published September 11, 2013
Ten Signs You Shouldn't Quit...Yet

Ten Signs You Shouldn't Quit...Yet

Unsure whether you should keep your job or seek greener pastures? While a shaky economy shouldn’t keep you in a job you can’t stand, you can watch for these 10 signs ...

By Norma Pauline Mushkat Gaffin, Monster Staff Writer
Published January 10, 2011
Testing for Your Future

Testing for Your Future

The CLA+ is a voluntary test that’s a tool which allows students to market themselves to future employers.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published October 9, 2013
Does Presence Equal Promotion?

Does Presence Equal Promotion?

Experts say that when you’re trying to get your career off the ground, you should go to work.

Elizabeth Hoyt
Published March 12, 2013