With the nation in the throes of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and an unemployment rate at its highest level in a quarter century, fear has become palpable. Even for the 90-plus percent of us still employed, job safety is now a relative term.
Nationally, unemployment was at 9.8 percent in November. Click to see if your state has one of the highest unemployment rates in the country.
Here are the degrees that garner the highest salary offers, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers.
Take a look at the ten deadliest jobs in America, ranked by fatality rate (the number of deaths per 100,000 workers).
College students graduating this year will feel the effects of the economic crisis in the job market. Take a look at which degrees have the most drawing power in the job market.
Looking to make more money? Check out the 15 highest-paying jobs in America, ranked by their national average.
The weak economy has meant layoffs for many industries. But just how safe is your job? Take a look at these industries and workers, who are more vulnerable to layoffs than others.
Despite a slowing economy and layoffs in many industries, certain professions remain in high demand.