Every one of us endures stress of some kind in our workplace, and at varying times. A quality defining many of the CareerCast.com most stressful jobs of 2016 is that stress is virtually omnipresent, and the spikes in periods of high stress are unpredictable.
If danger beyond the daily commute is not appealing to you, consider a career in business, and the ancillary industries around business.
The most stressful jobs of 2015 can be physically dangerous, psychologically taxing—and a great match for those with the passion and drive necessary to succeed in such an environment.
If you love crunching numbers and managing spreadsheets, you're in luck. Jobs in mathematics rank among the nation's best for 2015. These positions are financially lucrative, offer abundant opportunities for advancement and, most surprisingly, often deviate from common perceptions about math.
American employers are always striving for improved conditions and job safety. Still, there are inherent dangers in the workplace. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) estimates that there were 4,585 on-the-jobs fatalities in 2013.
Finding a job where stress is rarely an issue is the goal of many job seekers. But how can you tell whether a job will be stress-free before you've actually spent time managing the daily duties?
Wage stagnation has not been a problem for jobs in healthcare. One of the job market’s two steadiest industries of the past decade, along with information technology, healthcare has seen consistent growth in wages in recent years.
As the landscape changes for many familiar industries, the hiring outlook declines for many of the most endangered jobs of 2015.