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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....


Apr 13, 2016, 08:30 ET Newspaper Reporter Named Nation's Worst Job for the Third Straight Year

 Who has the worst job – one with a low salary, poor outlook, undesirable work environment, and high stress? Is it the person who drives...


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...


Sep 25, 2015, 08:30 ET Ad Account Exec, PR Manager and Broadcaster Among Most Overrated Jobs, Says New CareerCast Report

Highly desirable jobs, such as ad account exec, broadcaster, public relations manager, and event coordinator are among the most overrated jobs of...


Aug 20, 2015, 08:45 ET Medical Professions Dominate CareerCast's List of Highest Paying Jobs

 Skilled healthcare professions dominate CareerCast's 2015 list of the highest paying jobs, with surgeon, psychiatrist and physician rounding...


Jul 22, 2015, 08:35 ET CareerCast Identifies the Deadliest Jobs in America

 There are risks in any job but the professions deemed the most dangerous in a new CareerCast report include the obvious – truck driver,...


Jun 17, 2015, 08:30 ET CareerCast Identifies Best Jobs for Millennials in 2015

 Burgeoning fields with high-growth outlooks, such as data scientist, social media manager, civil engineer, computer systems analyst and...


May 28, 2015, 08:35 ET CareerCast Identifies the Best Jobs for Women in 2015

 Dental hygienist, event planner and public relations manager have been named among the best jobs for women in the new CareerCast report...


May 12, 2015, 08:35 ET CareerCast Identifies Top Jobs for Those Without a Four-Year College Degree

 Not earning a four-year college degree may be a roadblock to landing many jobs, but there are proven alternative routes for moving beyond...


Apr 14, 2015, 08:30 ET Math Skills Crucial, Says New CareerCast 2015 Jobs Rated Report

 Math skills are key in landing some of the best jobs in the nation, according to CareerCast's 2015 Jobs Rated report, with four of the...


Mar 03, 2015, 08:30 ET CareerCast Names Best Part-Time Jobs for 2015

 Accountants, Delivery Truck Drivers, Graphic Designers and Writers/Authors are among the best part-time jobs for 2015, according to a new...


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...


Dec 04, 2014, 08:35 ET CareerCast Identifies Ten Best Jobs in Healthcare

 Physical therapist, pharmacist and dental hygienist rank among the best healthcare professions for 2015, according to a new CareerCast report...


Nov 04, 2014, 08:55 ET CareerCast Identifies Eight Best Jobs for Candidates With Disabilities

Since the "Final Rule" of Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act took effect this year, many more hiring companies are actively seeking out...