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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. Continue Reading

  • 14 Good Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

    14 Good Jobs That Don't Require A College Degree

    As tough as the labor market is, college grads still have an easier time than those with only a high school degree. In February, college graduates had an unemployment rate of 3.8 percent -- compared to a staggering 11 percent for those with only a high school diploma. Still, a new study released Tuesday shows... Continue Reading

  • Worst Job In America Is ...

    Worst Job In America Is ...

    What is the worst job in America? In a troubled economy, where unemployment is high and the employed are overworked and underpaid, the competition is surely stiff. But each year CareerCast.com, the employment website, ranks 200 professions in America to come up with the answer. The list is based on five... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 10 Most Stressful Jobs In The U.S.

    10 Most Stressful Jobs In The U.S.

    Stress on the job has many sources. You may have a demanding boss or clients to please, work odd hours, or the duties themselves may occasionally put your health and well-being at risk. In fact, consistently putting oneself in the line of fire -- literally or figuratively -- is characteristic of the most... Continue Reading

  • Least Stressful Job In America Is ...

    Least Stressful Job In America Is ...

    With all the challenges facing today's working Americans, having a low-stress job can go a long way toward improving quality of life. What makes a job low stress? CareerCast.com says it's a combination of factors, including work environment, job competitiveness and risk. The employment website recently... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 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... Continue Reading

  • 10 Most Stressful Jobs Of 2012

    10 Most Stressful Jobs Of 2012

    For many Americans, stress is an integral part of work. Whether caused by looming deadlines, balancing demands of job and family, or a career that routinely involves risks to life and limb, stress can both help us do our jobs better -- by keeping us on our toes -- and take a toll on our overall health by... Continue Reading

  • 12 Most Overrated Jobs

    12 Most Overrated Jobs

    They may have high salaries, power and prestige, but senior corporate executives, surgeons and physicians were ranked among the most overrated jobs in a new report from CareerCast.com. CareerCast.com's Overrated Jobs report identifies careers that have intense stress, higher than average physical demands, and... Continue Reading

  • 25 Worst Jobs to Have In 2010

    25 Worst Jobs to Have In 2010

    CareerCast, "your job search portal," has just released a list of the best and worst jobs to have in 2010. With the recession still shaking the foundations of the economy nationwide, most people are happy to have a job these days at all, but in order for there to be a list of the best jobs to have, there also... Continue Reading