Is Forensic Accounting for You?

Forensic specialists are the detectives of the accounting world. They're sent into companies to uncover potential fraud, unravel accounting knots, and support attorneys who take action in response to what the forensic accountant discovers....

Marketing Lessons from Ben and Jerry

Many years ago, I lived in Vermont when a new home-made ice cream store opened its doors. The ice cream stand, located in Burlington, was in a gas station that had long ago been abandoned....

The Off-Beat Job Market

Not everyone's cut out to work in a corporation. Fortunately, there's no "Golden Rule" that says you must, after four hard years of college, seek out a job in a large company where you'll...

Rising Stars: Toward a Career in Nuclear Nonproliferation

First Steps As an international relations major, Alex says he always wanted to pursue a career in that line of work. After college, he took an unpaid internship at a small think tank, and his time there fortified his passion...

America’s 10 Most Dangerous Jobs

They help us build our houses and feed our families. They deliver our packages and take away our trash, and when we need a ride, they're there to whisk us away. And they're risking their...

Which Kind Of Accounting Is Right For You?

There are four major kinds of accountants: public accountants, government accountants, internal accountants, and management accountants. Oftentimes they can be certified in more than one field, and switching is common. Public Accounting Public accountants work for...

The Places Sales Can Take You

Sales takes hunger. Nobody is in sales just because they need a job. The details may vary, but the bottom line is always the same: the bottom line. Still, it's not restricted to fast-talking...

Frequently Asked Questions About the CIA

Ever wonder whether James Bond is based on real-life secret agents? What does the CIA do? Our primary mission is to collect, analyze, evaluate, and disseminate foreign intelligence to assist the President and senior US Government...

A Q&A for Fashion Designers

Pam Zuckerman has been helping to launch the careers of young fashion designers for more than 16 years as director of the career services office at New York's Fashion Institute of Technology. Here, she...

20 Worst Excuses for Calling in Sick

In CareerBuilder's survey "Out of the Office," more than one-third of U.S. workers say they played hooky from work over the last twelve months. Thirty-five percent of workers admit to calling in sick when...

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