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Feb 15, 2017, 08:35 ET Deadlines Are Most Common Cause of Workplace Stress, Says New CareerCast Survey

CareerCast's new survey of over 1,000 readers found that 71% have higher than moderate stress in the workplace. Respondents were asked to rate...


Feb 02, 2017, 08:30 ET Financial Advisor, Home Health Aide and Physical Therapist Among Toughest Jobs to Fill in 2017, Says New CareerCast Report

The economy and hiring has improved over the past seven years and now hiring managers are facing challenges filling certain in-demand positions,...


Jan 12, 2017, 08:30 ET CareerCast Identifies Low Stress and High-Stress Professions for 2017

If you thrive on stress, working as a Firefighter, Police Officer, Newspaper Reporter, or Broadcaster might be a good fit for you. But if you want...


Dec 15, 2016, 08:35 ET CareerCast Identifies Most Endangered Jobs

Mail Carrier, Word Processor and Meter Reader are among the jobs that are fading into obscurity, says CareerCast's 2016 Most Endangered Jobs...


Nov 22, 2016, 08:45 ET Doctor, PR Exec, Military General, and Data Scientist Among Highest Paying Jobs, Says New CareerCast Report

If you want a high paying job with a good growth outlook, look to medical careers like Orthopedic Surgeon, Psychiatrist, Physician, Dentist and...


Nov 10, 2016, 08:30 ET Retail and Warehouse Workers, Performers, and Delivery Truck Drivers Are in Demand This Holiday Season, Says New CareerCast Report

Every year around this time, companies seek additional help to meet the holiday rush. Per the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data for the last...


Oct 27, 2016, 08:40 ET CareerCast Identifies Unusual Jobs Held By U.S. Presidents

The President of the United States might be the Leader of the Free World, but the actual job requirements are surprisingly minimal – and have...


Oct 06, 2016, 08:35 ET CareerCast Names 10 Best Jobs in IT and Engineering

Data Scientist, Information Security Analyst, Software Engineer and Computer Systems Analyst are among the best jobs in IT & Engineering due to...


Sep 15, 2016, 08:35 ET Ad Account Exec, Author, PR Exec, Broadcaster, Photographer, and Stockbroker Among Most Overrated Jobs, Says New CareerCast Report

 When it comes to careers, some may seem more attractive than others. But many jobs that are viewed as highly desirable have downsides, and are...


Aug 11, 2016, 08:35 ET CareerCast Names Safest and Most Dangerous Jobs

 It's easy to take workplace safety for granted, especially since Occupational Safety and Health Administration laws protect workers. According...


Jul 21, 2016, 08:40 ET CareerCast Identifies Best Cities to Live and Work

For those value-hunters seeking the most bang for the buck from life – specifically, where you live and work – CareerCast.com has 10...


Jun 16, 2016, 08:30 ET CareerCast Names 10 Great Freelance, Consulting or Part-Time Jobs

Freelance, consulting and part-time workers have all combined to become an increasingly sizable cornerstone of the American workforce. It is...


Jun 02, 2016, 08:45 ET CareerCast Identifies Best Jobs for Generation Z

 The first waves of young people born from 1995 through 2010, aka "Generation Z", are in the process of leaving school for the labor market....


May 19, 2016, 08:30 ET Blogger, Physician, and CEO Voted Best Jobs By CareerCast Readers

 Blogger, general practice physician, CEO, and teacher were voted the best jobs in a new CareerCast opinion poll with 369 respondents....


Mar 16, 2016, 08:35 ET CareerCast Spotlights 8 Great Jobs for Veterans

 With an improving job market and new hiring initiatives, veterans and service members transitioning from military service to civilian life...


Feb 25, 2016, 08:30 ET Rosy Picture for Job Seekers in 2016, Says CareerCast Report

 2016 should be a great year for job hunters but candidates still face competition for the most desirable positions, says a new CareerCast.com...


Feb 10, 2016, 08:35 ET Unpredictability Ranked Biggest Stressor At Work in CareerCast Poll

 A new CareerCast job stress poll found "unpredictability" to be the biggest source of work stress and "business travel" to be the least likely...


Jan 07, 2016, 08:40 ET Jobs With Personal Danger Top CareerCast's 10 Most Stressful Jobs for 2016

 Stress is inherent in many careers but professions with an element of personal danger top CareerCast's 2016 most stressful jobs list. Coming...


Dec 16, 2015, 08:35 ET CareerCast Identifies the Best Jobs in Healthcare

 The demand for healthcare professionals continues to grow, and for those thinking about a career in the healthcare industry, CareerCast has...


Dec 03, 2015, 08:30 ET Medical Records, Social Work, Nursing and Teaching Among Hottest Jobs for Disabled, Says New CareerCast Report

Medical records, social work, nursing, computer systems, and teaching are among the professions offering good opportunities for...


Nov 11, 2015, 08:35 ET CareerCast Report Spotlights High-Demand Seasonal Jobs: Increased Holiday Hiring For Chefs, Retail Sales, Performers, Photographers and Parcel Deliverers

The holiday season brings a temporary employment boost every autumn, and 2015 is no exception. In fact, the outlook for seasonal hiring this year...


Oct 29, 2015, 08:40 ET CareerCast Ranks Biomedical Engineer, Data Scientist and Software Engineer Among the Best Three Jobs in IT and Engineering

Biomedical engineer, data scientist and software engineer are among the best three jobs in IT and engineering, according to a new CareerCast...


Oct 14, 2015, 08:30 ET Mail Carrier, Meter Reader, and Newspaper Reporter Rank Among CareerCast's Most Endangered Jobs

 Mail carrier, meter reader, farmer, and newspaper reporter top CareerCast's 2015 list of the most endangered jobs. Other professions that made...


Feb 03, 2015, 08:30 ET CareerCast.com Reports on 10 Best Jobs for Veterans

 While they may have driven heavy equipment, supervised construction, worked as medics or done computer programming, many veterans...


Jan 07, 2015, 08:30 ET CareerCast Identifies the 10 Most and 10 Least Stressful Jobs for 2015

 Firefighter, enlisted military personnel, airline pilot and police officer top CareerCast's 2015 list of the nation's most stressful jobs due...