Not a Desk Person? These Are the 50 Most Physical Jobs in America

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Written by: Katherine Gallagher While many Americans may spend most of their working days glued to a computer screen, others exert a great deal of energy due to the physical nature of their work. Stacker ranked the 50 most physical jobs in America using data from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), a system developed by …

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These 50 Jobs Might Not Exist 50 Years From Now

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Written by: Andrew Lisa By August 2020, jobless claims had been approaching 55 million since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Due to a sluggish recovery, it’s projected that thousands of jobs are unlikely to ever return. Whether that’s because businesses will ultimately shutter (or permanently reduce staff) or industries will be reinvented, there are …

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55 Highest-Paid Jobs in Construction

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Written by: Angela Underwood The U.S. has the largest construction market globally. Projected residential growth has the occupational outlook for construction industry laborers moving 5% faster than other occupation averages projected for 2029, with laborers in the market thriving off jobs that pay well for hard physical labor. Construction industry laborers must work in extreme …

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Start Your Career Sooner: 100 2-Year Degrees That Pay Well

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Written by: Madison Troyer It’s no secret that the cost of college in America is skyrocketing. In 2018, Forbes released a mini-study examining just how much costs had actually changed over the last 30 years. They reported that in 1989, the average cost for all four-year institutions was $26,902 for the entire program (or $52,892 …

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Want a Lucrative Career? These are the 100 Highest-Paying Jobs in America

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Written by: Seth Berkman The COVID-19 pandemic radically altered the U.S. economy, with unemployment peaking at 14.7% in April 2020, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). While jobs have been gained every month since, lowering the unemployment rate to 8.4% in August 2020, millions of out-of-work Americans are still searching for jobs. Before …

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30 Green Jobs That Can Help Fight Climate Change

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Written by: Betsy Ladyzhets April 22 marks the anniversary of Earth Day, a now-global holiday that began as an environmental protest in 1970. On the first Earth Day, inspired by the Santa Barbara oil spill of 1969 and other disasters caused by growing pollution in the U.S., 20 million Americans gathered in streets and parks …

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Money Management Tips to Improve Your Finances

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Money management is one of the most important skills you can learn to improve your financial situation. If you are not efficient at managing your money, it won’t be easy to achieve long-term success with your finances. This blog post will discuss tips to help you manage your money and improve your financial situation. Create …

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Are You Not Getting Paid Enough? 10 Surprising Pay Inequities Workers Face

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Written by: Karen Johanson The gender pay gap is consistently in the news—yet the problem is not being readily resolved. But there are other groups in the United States’ working world who are less likely to see stories about their lower pay rates. Most people know women and nonbinary individuals overall earn less than their white male …

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50 of the Best Jobs That Don’t Require a College Degree

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Written by: Annalise Mantz From the moment they first set foot on campus, today’s high-school students are inundated with messages about the importance of receiving a college education. They hear it from their guidance counselors, teachers, parents, family members, neighbors, coaches—the list goes on and on. While graduation from a four-year college can certainly work …

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50 Most Meaningful Jobs in America

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Written by: Annalise Mantz Every job applicant is trying to find the sweet spot between two numbers: the salary they would need to take on a job they really didn’t like, and the lowest salary they could live on in order to take a job they truly loved. In a perfect world, one’s passion for …

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45 Facts About Small Businesses in America

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Written by: Joni Sweet Small businesses accounted for a whopping 99.9% of companies in the U.S. in 2019, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The number can be partly attributed to the administration’s broad definition of a small business as any firm with fewer than 500 employees, but it also reflects how embedded …

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