The Jobs Rated Almanac, which debuted in 1988, is the “mother” of CareerCast.com’s “Jobs Rated” report. The new 2015 edition is an indispensable tool to help you get the biggest bang from the best and worst jobs ratings. The Almanac has been developed and contributed to by two of America’s foremost career experts: Tony Lee, Editor & Publisher of CareerCast.com, and Les Krantz, founding Editor & Publisher of the Jobs Rated Almanac.Read More
With job prospects looking up across the country, it’s truly a worker’s market. Now, instead of looking to land just any job, you can choose between a job that merely pays the bills and a job that allows you to make a difference in the world.
A growing number of social ventures are making their mark. TOMS Shoes, Warby Parker, Grameen Bank, and a host of smaller companies are gaining popularity among job seekers — and for good reason.Read More
Whether you’ve been offered a job in another city or you’re simply looking to expand your search, relocating for work is a huge decision — and one that many people are faced with every day. According to a study from the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly 20 percent of Americans who moved between 2012 and 2013 did so for a job. Not sure if you’re ready to be part of that statistic? Ask yourself these six questions and you’ll be well on your way to deciding whether to call the movers or to stay put and stick it out.
1. How will a move impact your family?Read More
Social media is booming with opportunities. For some business professionals, it could mean networking that will boost your career to new heights. For others, it could mean the end of your career. Don't be a part of the latter group. Avoid these seven social media mistakes.
Complaining About Your Job or BossRead More
Want to land one of the nation’s best paying jobs? Brush up on the periodic table, grab a microscope and start studying math and sciences.
You might also need to clear your schedule for the next 8+ years.
Seven of the best paying jobs of 2014 are in healthcare, and of those, all seven require doctorates, according to a recent CareerCast Jobs Rated report. In other words, you can earn a huge salary in healthcare, but only after you invest a large chuck of your time.Read More
Whenever the idea of working from home comes to mind, it's natural to fantasize yourself lounging around in pajamas, taking long lunches and embracing extended sleeping hours. Unfortunately, the reality for successful home workers is very different.
It's important to realize that even though working from home offers some amount of flexibility, it is still a professional job and needs to be treated that way.Read More