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The Best Jobs in New York for 2014

If you can make it in New York, you can make it anywhere. It’s this philosophy—as crooned by the late Frank Sinatra—that attracts some of the world’s best and brightest employees to the New York metropolitan area. In fact, the city can boast of having its highest level of employed workers since the recession started, […]

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Most Endangered Jobs of 2014

To make room for the new, the old sometimes has to go. The job landscape is bustling with new opportunities in the information technology sector, but the proliferation of these distinctly 21st century jobs comes at the expense of other industries. Take mail carrier, one of the jobs most impacted by technology and among the […]

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Best Jobs in New Jersey for 2014

The 10 best jobs in New Jersey all have one attribute in common: they pay more than the national average for the same jobs elsewhere in the U.S., and sometimes a lot more. In fact, New Jersey job seekers with backgrounds in business, finance and health care are not only earning more than their colleagues […]

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The Least Stressful Jobs of 2014

No career is totally free from stress. We all face work-related responsibilities in our jobs and with those responsibilities come challenges. Yet some careers are simply less stressful than others, especially when you love your job. “Helping customers select or create jewelry, especially for special occasions, still brings me a lot of joy, even after […]

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The Most Stressful Jobs of 2014

Jobs that require you to face unpredictable conditions, immediate dangers and high-stakes situations rank among the most stressful of 2014. These are careers that require a unique kind of mettle, but only if you’re bold enough to pursue them. Or, as Richard Keyworth, a retired firefighter in Elk Grove Village, Ill., says of his profession, […]

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The Best Jobs for Introverts

Ask any successful job seeker, and they’ll say that some level of networking – combined with solid interviewing skills – helped them land a new job. Yet if you’re an introvert, the communication that’s required to network and interview with others creates intense fear and, in some cases, makes it impossible to job hunt. The […]

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Top 5 most-stressful, least-stressful jobs

Career website has released its 2014 list of most stressful and least-stressful jobs. Topping the list of most-stressful jobs is enlisted military personnel, while audiologists have the least-stressful jobs, the website says. says it considered 11 factors for each of 200 careers reviewed. The factors: required travel, growth potential, deadlines, working in the […]

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Where are the Top MBAs Going Today?

Newly minted MBA graduates are more frequently turning away from jobs in the financial sector as the aftereffects of that industry’s meltdown linger. Instead, those grads are increasingly picking careers in the tech sector. In fact, for the first time, more Stanford Graduate School of Business grads this year chose tech jobs over finance jobs, […]

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