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The Most Stressful Jobs of 2015

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. David Barckhoff of Pittsburgh fits the bill. Barkchoff says he became interested in a career as a firefighter, the most stressful job of 2015, at age […]

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The Least Stressful Jobs of 2015

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? Some measures of stress are easy to define. If you or the life of others may be at jeopardy, […]

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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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Best Seasonal Jobs for 2013

Want to talk to Santa Claus this holiday season? Try dialing him on Skype. That’s one of the innovative ways shopping malls and department stores are helping put children in touch with the man at the North Pole. In fact, playing the role of a modern Santa is just one of eight seasonal opportunities that […]

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