Here's a good article that may be helpful for you if you are looking to enter a career field with high demand.
U.S. Unemployment: Three Million Jobs in America are Waiting to be Filled
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
In the past couple of weeks I have met with or given your 8th grade student (with the exception of 4th Qtr Skills classes) a copy of their Explore test. Here is a good video that explains the test and how to interpret the results.