Degrees That Won’t Get You Hired

These days, college students really need to think long and hard about the right degree to pursue. Many often choose degrees that will allow them to earn a huge income in an industry which can provide them with a steady job.

You may have been advised by friends and your parents to major in a degree program based on what you’re skilled at. However, during these times when numerous graduates are facing unemployment, one has to be practical and stay away from degrees that are no longer in demand.

Here then are the 10 college majors not in the list of recruitment managers. You can check out the infographic of Best Degree Programs to find out the unemployment rates for various degrees.

Hiring Virtual Assistants, Researchers and Bloggers

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Opinionated Bloggers and Web-Savvy Writers

From the Pro.Blogger Job boards, HubPages is looking for topical authors who are to write on anything they are passionate about. they are out for bloggers to add to their 50,000 or so pool of writers to which they need to add upon. The best earn up to $1,000 a month by earning through affiliate networks such as Google's Adsense, Amazon Associates and eBay programs with which they are part of. Interested parties can contact them through visiting the following link. HubPages More

Blogger out for a Gig and more from the Pro.Blogger Boards is in need of a writer for a photography site, experience with the field is a must. You must be a proficient writer and some experience with PhotoShop is a plus. Writing platform is WordPress so familiarity is also a must. Send in your rate and some sample posts with links to your work. Please write a short text description of what you can offer the site, send information to for more information.

Blogging Job openings from the Network

Openings on Jobs.Problogger boards with one looking for professional writers who would write materials aimed at high level corporate personnel. CEOWORLD Magazine is in need of people who can provide relevant topics on current events, news, reviews and analysis of such information on Business, Finance, technology and Finance. Applicants must be able to provide 30 to 50 posts at 250 words which will be subject to grammatical and review of editorial style and voice. More

A Trio of New Writing Jobs

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  • Music Blogger(s) Wanted — “if u liked music come too hellp me and be the onar in my blog i want hellp plz We are the best music blog on the internet. We provide the best music to download from and we update daily soo u can be in the temm”
  • Heavy Metal Music Writers and Reviewers Wanted — “, a top heavy metal music site, is looking to bolster its staff going into 2009. We're looking for self-motivated writers, who are also heavy metal fans, to contribute to one or more areas of the site: news, reviews, live show reports and interviews (in-person, phone, and/or email).”
  • tourist information blogger required — “Our blog are looking for some tourist bloggers to write something on our blog about toruist information in Hong Kong.”

Four New Blogging Jobs

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Six New Writing Jobs

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Five New Writing Jobs

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  • Food Bloggers Wanted — “Foodie Mama is currently hiring mom editors for a variety of topics of interest to foodie moms and dads. Official Foodie Mama editors receive a 50-50 share of Adsense ad impressions like all writers do.”
  • Bloggers / Writers Needed for a Sports site — “ blends the immediacy of local sports coverage with the user-friendly interface of national websites. We are looking for freelance bloggers to contribute to the site.”
  • need blogger to help promote webinars — “i think i need a good blogger, I have a free webinar that i put on that i want to promote, I dont have a sales force built for converting online leads, I just want to get people to my webinar so that i can “expose” my offer to more people.”
  • do-follow blog commenters needed 300$+ per month earnings(URGENT) — “I need do follow blog commenting in bulk for several clients…I need 5-10 people”
  • blogger to write several daily posts for — “I am looking for a new blogger who is Interested in our industry and also has with some technical skills (WordPress, embedding video, RSS feeds, etc). We are also looking to pursue revenue producing advertising. We have a massive fan base and can offer a blogger a huge, loyal audience, and a weekly paycheck!”

Seven New Writing Opportunities

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  • Expanding Network looking for bloggers — “We are expanding our network of sites and are looking for freelance writers with talent and experience to work with our existing team.”
  • Bloggers Required — “Instablogs Blog Network invites professional Bloggers to contribute to blogs on Technology, Entertainment, and Lifestyle. The key to this role is that you are creative, an expert in online search/research and can bust out a 100-word blurb or 1000-word feature at the drop of a hat.”
  • Seeking Photography Enthusiast and Pro Bloggers — “PictureMyCamera is currently hiring PictureMyCamera editors for a variety of topics of interest to phographers and enthusiasts. Official PictureMyCamera editors receive a 50-50 share of Adsense revenue like all PictureMyCamera writers do, but they also get some great fringe benefits such as a free banner ad in the sitewide rotation and access to demo items to review.”
  • Tech bloggers for — “ is looking for new blogger/s. If you are familiar with latest trends about windows mobile, symbian, palm and android powered mobile phones and devices and want to turn this knowledge in money feel free to apply.”
  • Features Writer for Flagship web sites — “Ideally, you're a huge fan of, understand how to systemize your writing and reach your audience. You've been published on major blogs, have articles that have been dugg, mixxed, reddit, etc and have demonstrated time and gain that your articles gain traction and exposure.”
  • Fashion & lifestyle blog vacancies — “London based fashion & lifestyle blog launching this month has two vacancies for freelance bloggers. The blog is general fashion, trends, celebrity fashion/gossip and lifestyle commentary aimed at 20-40 yr old women, ABC demographic with some bias towards being a tall woman/fashion for tall women.”
  • Personal Finance, Money Saving Ideas and Frugal Blogger Wanted — “Up to $100 per post. We are looking for a top quality blogger, to write posts about how to save money, how to live frugally and general “personal finance” stories. Ideally the blogger should be UK focused, but we also have a large percent of readers from the USA. ”

  • Blogger for Engineering
  • Dating site looking for established freelance writer
  • Social media blogger required
  • 20 Bloggers Needed for Sponsored Posts
  • Japan news & culture blogger needed