Whether you love or hate your job, you probably spend a good amount of time contemplating what's next. The Career Channel helps you explore the world of work and learn about your employment options.
Ever had someone ask you for a reference that you didn't want to give? Or been unsure of what your reference may say about you? Professional references can be minefields, but they don't have to be.
You can fulfill that childhood dream of becoming like Ariel in "The Little Mermaid." Mermaid classes are popping up all over the U.S. and internationally. Some people even make a career of it.
How can you answer the salary requirements question without selling yourself short? One expert says, "Just say no."
No college degree in the world could prepare you to be the Duckmaster at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tennessee.
Know a recent college grad looking for a job? A study on entry-level job salaries says the market is the best it's been in years.
Research shows that being unemployed has negative health effects, but having a bad job can cause stress that's detrimental to well-being.
Artists can struggle to turn their art into a living. Learn more about artists and options for them to make a living out of their art in this video from HowStuffWorks.
A study shows that brain performance lowers in older workers once they pass 25 hours per week. But does that mean they should cut back?
Dreams really can come true, gamers.
Like diving? Like golf? Not afraid of alligators? This could be your dream job.
Women in America have come a long way, baby, in certain occupations. But there are others where they are barely represented. Which ones are they — and why?
Some jobs are so critical to everyday life that they've never gone out of style. Whether it's the first or the 21st century, you can find a baker, a soldier and a judge. Which job titles have been around for 2,000 years?
A good salary and benefits package aren't the only attractive things that keep you on the job. A few good perks can make a difference, too.
Time was when there were plenty of jobs for ice cutters and court jesters and crossing sweepers. What happened to these extinct jobs?
A career playing video games? Sounds like a little slice of heaven, doesn't it? Well, maybe for some, but it's in an industry not exactly known for low-pressure environments and job stability.
You love to eat, and you need to money to live. Doing the former to make the latter seems like an unachievable dream, right? Not necessarily! Here are 10 potential paths to fulfillment.
You've tried lots of ways to give your career a boost: becoming best friends with the boss, grabbing all the attention at meetings, taking credit for others' ideas. Have you thought about appearing on a reality competition? It couldn't hurt.
Want to make money playing video games? Or earn a living eating food or wearing shoes? It's possible if you become a product tester. Check out these 10 cool product tester jobs.
Tired of your current job and thirsty for a new challenge? Well, whet your palate because you have so many options to choose from.
Spend all of your time at a 9-to-5 job dreaming of adventure? Then maybe it's time you start checking out our list of 10 jobs that will get you out of the office and into something unforgettable.
You could be paid to eat or shop. Sound too good to be true? Find out which jobs let you have your cake and eat it too.
Whether you're an Air Force pilot or a civilian hobbyist, if you're a drone pilot, you're on the verge of having a whole new world of career options available — if only the Federal Aviation Administration would figure out some rules.
Although unmanned aerial vehicles (aka drones) were originally developed for military use, civilians have found hundreds of uses for them – leading to creation of jobs that never existed before. Fancy being a drone farmer?
Video game writers give voices to video game characters. Breaking into the world of game design isn't easy, but a dream gig could be yours if you put in the effort.
Want to tinker with toys all day and get paid for the privilege? Read on to learn how to make it as a toy tester!