Rachel Zupek, CareerBuilder.com writer
In today's economy, finding full-time work is not easy. As a result, many job seekers are working part-time and temporary positions, hoping to get hired full time.
Not knowing what she wanted to do after graduating from the University of Delaware with a degree in business administration, Carly Rodgers, 24, decided to pursue her love of horses and take a job with a horse trainer. After a few months, she decided she wanted more than "life in the barn," so she used the job market to her advantage.