Do You Need a Degree for the Career of Your Dreams?

As you explore Find Your Calling, you’ll notice that we provide a list of colleges, universities, and other training and education institutions that offer programs related to your careers of interest. Why? Because these days, forging a strong career often requires at least some higher education. There are exceptions, but—well, they tend to be exceptions. So […]

10 Solid Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

No degree? No problem! Here are 10 attractive jobs that typically require just a high school diploma or, in a few cases, a certificate. Whether you’re a student still working on your degree or you’re hunting for a career that doesn’t require a college education, these jobs are worth a look. Growth is from 2011 to 2016. Careers require a high school […]

What Does a CPA Do?

Jobs in finance are growing. Collectively, 16 occupations like bookkeepers and financial analysts have added over 430,000 new jobs since 2011, shooting from 5.3 million to 5.7 million. That’s 8% growth—in other words, eye-catching! The pay is compelling too. With median salaries from $35K to $120K, financial careers are presenting bright opportunities for budget-lovers owning strong math and analytical skills. Let’s take a closer look at […]

Career Spotlight: Logisticians

What they do: Logisticians analyze and coordinate an organization’s supply chain—the system that moves a product from supplier to consumer. They manage the entire life cycle of a product, which includes how a product is acquired, distributed, allocated, and delivered. Where they work: All industries, but especially manufacturing and the federal government. Everybody needs logisticians! Primary […]

Jobseekers Around the World Want Careers That Give Them Purpose

Wages, job security, opportunity for career growth—all are important, but none of them are what ultimately attract young Americans to jobs. The most compelling value companies can offer is purpose. And new research by Universum shows exactly what “purpose” means to these aspiring professionals: Commitment to making the world a better place Fulfilling and meaningful work Commitment to improving people’s […]

8 Ways You Might Be Picking the Wrong College and Racking Up Needless Debt

Everybody wants to succeed in college and save money, right? So why are students and their families making decisions that do just the opposite? Lack of knowledge, is the short answer. A new report by ideas42, a nonprofit behavioral design consultancy, discovered a few disturbing trends in students’ decisions as they enroll. Here are just a few. Overly […]