Jobs Rated

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By: CareerCast.com Career motivation differs from person to person. Perhaps you’re driven by a challenge, have a lifelong dream to work in a particular field, want to earn the highest income you can; but for some, the greatest motivation in her or his career is knowing their work can make a positive impact on society. The places in which one ... More
There can be no overstating the value of opportunity when it comes to the job market. The most in-demand careers offer not only a good forecast for finding work, but also help shape the economic landscape.More
Job stress can come from a variety of different origins: a hazardous work environment, difficult-to-meet deadlines, heavy physical demands, and imminent danger.More
By: CareerCast.com STEM Education Coalition executive director James Brown projected careers in STEM –science, mathematics, engineering and technology – to be the “jobs of tomorrow” in 2014. The annual Jobs Rated reports confirm that assessment, but with an added twist: the future is now. STEM jobs abound on the Jobs Rated’s best jobs of 2017 list. As the world becomes ... More
By: CareerCast.com CareerCast’s annual Jobs Rated report ranks 200 jobs across a variety of sectors, using key metrics of growth outlook, income, environmental conditions and stress. Based on these factors, some very important jobs rank unfavorably against other professions. The worst jobs of 2017 are some of the cornerstones of our society, and great careers for those with the personality ... More
By: CareerCast.com Public and private-sector efforts to recruit and employ veterans have paid major dividends in lowering the unemployment rate for veterans. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported in 2016 that of the approximately 21.2 million men and women with military experience, an unemployment rate that hovered near 10 percent just seven years ago has cut almost in half. ... More
Research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Use Survey indicates the majority of adults in the United States spend 8.8 hours a day on their careers, or on activities directly related. Over a 5-day week, that translates to 44 hours, and that totals more than one-quarter of our lives.More
From 2004 through 2014, independent contracting employment in the United States rose from 12% to 18%. This "Gig Economy" is the wave of the future in a few industries.More