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The 10 Worst (And Best!) Jobs of 2014

The 10 Worst (And Best!) Jobs of 2014

Turns out it's not a good year for lumberjacks

CareerCast has released its annual list of the best and worst jobs of the year, evaluating income, outlook, and other factors for 200 professions. Read More »

The 20 Most Rapidly Growing Jobs

The 20 Most Rapidly Growing Jobs

Valuable careers that are on the rise

These great careers are also useful to society and even better, there will be lots of demand because opportunities are expected to spike by 30 percent or more. Read More »

Best Job In America Is ...

Best Job In America Is ...

In an unstable economy, do good jobs even exist? Of course, some jobs will always be better than others. And to figure which is the best job right now, CareerCast.com, the employment website, every year examines a variety of factors, from physical demands to stress and hiring outlook. On Tuesday, it released its... Read More »

Chevron: The Best Employer In A Hot Industry

Chevron: The Best Employer In A Hot Industry

By Rob Wile Oil companies don't always get the best press. BP is still paying for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, which killed 11 workers and released millions of barrels of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico. Halliburton got in trouble for overcharging taxpayers during the Iraq war. And Shell just had to... Read More »

The Best Jobs In America

The Best Jobs In America

It's still a tough job market out there, so when CNNMoney set out to find America's Best Jobs this year, first and foremost we looked for professions that offer great growth opportunities. Another big factor: how well the job pays, since being able to make a good living is especially important now. We also... Read More »

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Most Underrated Jobs In America: Not Glamorous, But Well-Paid And Low Stress

Finding a job in this economy isn't easy, but one way to get ahead is to take a look at careers that fly below the radar of other job hunters. That's what CareerCast has done in unveiling its latest list of underrated jobs, careers that the job-search website says offer increasing opportunities for job... Read More »

Best Jobs For High School Dropouts

Best Jobs For High School Dropouts

When it comes to finding a job, few workers have greater difficulty than high school dropouts. A report released last week by the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce reaffirms that those with more education have an easier time finding work than those with less. While the unemployment... Read More »

10 Best Jobs For A Second Career

10 Best Jobs For A Second Career

Second (or encore) careers have become increasingly common among those age 50 and older. Here is a list of some of the easiest to break into. Read More »

Top 20 Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

Top 20 Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

By Aimee Groth In a tough economy where just about half of graduates are landing jobs in their fields, there's been a lot of debate lately about the value of a college degree. Careercast.com put together a list of the top 20 jobs that don't require a college degree, ranked by average starting salary, income... Read More »

Top 10 Worst And Best Jobs This Year

Top 10 Worst And Best Jobs This Year

If you've ever watched a TV news reporter deliver a live report and thought, "that'd be a great job," think again. Broadcast journalists, along with their print brethren, newspaper reporters, are among the worst professions in the U.S., according to new survey by CareerCast.com. One reason those two... Read More »

10 Best Retailers To Work For

10 Best Retailers To Work For

Stores are hiring droves of new employees this season to help handle the holiday frenzy. In October alone, retailers added 141,500 jobs, according to the employment services firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas. As many jobless, underemployed, and cash-short Americans join the retail sector as fall fades to... Read More »

20 Best Jobs For Fast Growth

20 Best Jobs For Fast Growth

If you're stalled or burned out, these fast-growing fields (with relatively low barriers to entry) can help you earn more, get ahead and put life back into your career. Read More »

20 Best Jobs If You're Over 50

20 Best Jobs If You're Over 50

By Donna Rosato and Tom Ziegler You've had a great run in your career. Now you can afford to follow a passion or enjoy a less taxing, yet satisfying, workweek. These top 20 jobs score high for flexibility and social meaning, enjoy relatively low stress, and none require advanced degrees. Read More »

The 10 Happiest Jobs In America

The 10 Happiest Jobs In America

CareerBliss.com recently surveyed 200,000 independent employees from 70,000 jobs all over the country to determine which ranked the highest in nine key areas that affect employee happiness: the employee's relationship with their boss and co-workers, their work environment, job resources, compensation, growth... Read More »

Seven Jobs That Are Worth the Stress

Seven Jobs That Are Worth the Stress

U.S. Navy, Getty Images Most jobs are stressful. When you're an hour away from the deadline for that spreadsheet of "value-adding actionable items" and your boss is breathing down your neck, your anxiety level is going to be pretty high. Luckily, there are a lot of ways to relieve stress at work. One of the... Read More »

Top 10 Best Jobs In America 2010

Top 10 Best Jobs In America 2010

By Paul Keegan, with Anne C. Lee Great pay and superior growth prospects. Work that's meaningful. Those are some of the qualities we looked for when selecting America's best jobs. Take a look at which jobs made the top 10 list. Read More »

Why I Think Being an Executive Recruiter is the Best Job Ever

Why I Think Being an Executive Recruiter is the Best Job Ever

For the past 15 years, I have worked as a consultant and executive recruiter. These two roles often go hand-in-hand: When a client needs to evaluate her organization, she may need to make changes. When these changes involve sourcing for hard-to-find and recruited talent, I work to help clients find the people... Read More »

15 Best Jobs for the Future

15 Best Jobs for the Future

Even in a tough economy, some professions have a bright outlook for 2010 and beyond. According to O*Net, an online tool for career exploration and job search, we may see strong hiring in a number of professions. O*Net groups professions into one of five job "zones" based on levels of education, experience, and... Read More »

Six High-Paying Medical Careers with Lots of Job Openings

Six High-Paying Medical Careers with Lots of Job Openings

Believe it or not, there are plenty of growing occupations that pay well that the Labor Department projects will have plenty of jobs to offer in the coming years. Whether you're planning to go to school soon or are already changing your career, here are some of the top careers in medical fields with lots of... Read More »

Jobs Hiring Now: 7 Industries That Need You

Jobs Hiring Now: 7 Industries That Need You

Brent Rasmussen, President, CareerBuilder North America Given the layoffs and unemployment woes that consistently make headlines, it may seem hard to believe that some industries are experiencing worker shortages. Yet despite a national unemployment rate that hovers near double digits, there are industries that... Read More »

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