Category Archives: Education

Worst-Paying College Degrees of 2011

In numerous studies on career satisfaction, salary places surprisingly low on the list of things that make workers happy. Other concerns — such as work-life balance and a feeling of making a difference — are more important to many people.

And when you take a look at the college degrees that bring in the lowest salaries, many of them qualify a person to work in a helping profession (social work, for example). Read the rest of this entry

Top 5 In-Demand Degrees

Do you want to be more marketable to employers? New research shows that having the right degree could help. Chris Kyle at Yahoo! Education provided a list of Top 5 In-Demand Degrees.

“As is typically the case, business and engineering majors, plus those earning degrees in technical fields, including computer science, are most in demand at the bachelor’s degree level,” writes the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) in its “2011 Job Outlook”. Read the rest of this entry