Conflicting reports are making our heads hurt this morning. After all, how do you react when you hear that nearly half of recent college grads work in jobs that require less than the college degree they worked so hard (and spent so much) on? That’s the state of the current job market, according to a new student by the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP).
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University of California San Diego researchers released its annual survey of the top 10 hot careers for 2012. The hot jobs study focused on occupations in which an individual with a college degree and some additional education or training, such as a professional education certificate, can qualify for the jobs.
Drumroll, please … the hot jobs are: [Read more...]