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Make smart career and job-search decisions with U.S. News Careers's quality advice and objective rankings.

The Best Jobs of 2015

Rankings and analysis of the greatest occupations this decade.

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Creative Jobs

Health Care Jobs

Technology Jobs

Social Service Jobs

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The 100 Best Jobs

How We Rank the Jobs

How to Interview

How to Interview

The best prep tips for securing an interview and landing your dream job.
Resume Tips

Resume Tips

Pointers on how to summarize and sell your skills and qualifications.
  • How to Translate Your Skills Into a New Career
  • 5 Things to Do Before You Apply to Any Job
  • 5 Résumé 'Tricks' That Can Backfire
  • How Job Seekers Can Boost Their Communication Skills
  • Top 5 Interviewing Tips for Experienced Employees
  • 3 Ways Building Trust Will Get You Hired
  • 7 Tools Every Job Seeker Needs
Salaries & Benefits

Salaries & Benefits

Earn what you deserve and know what to expect in your paycheck.
  • How Millennials Should Handle Lifestyle Inflation
  • Excited About That Big Tax Refund? Think Again.
  • Do Some Women Choose to Make Less Than Men?
  • 5 Ways Employers Discourage You From Negotiating Salary
  • Jobs With the Best Salary Potential
  • How Sales Tactics Can Get You a Job
  • How to Ask for a Raise – and Actually Get It
Workplace Issues

Workplace Issues

Relate well to your superiors and colleagues while still getting ahead.
  • How to Be More Appreciated at Work
  • How to Solve Your Work-Life Imbalance
  • Are You Too Good at Your Job?
  • 6 Rules for Texting at Work
  • Your Employee Is Good at Her Job, But You Can't Stand Her. What Now?
  • 13 Types of Meeting Attendees You Don't Want to Be
  • When Is It OK to Call In Sick?
Work-Life Balance

Work-Life Balance

Establish work boundaries to reduce stress and restore harmony at home.
  • How to Solve Your Work-Life Imbalance
  • 5 Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance
  • How to Live at a Slower Pace in Retirement
  • 5 Rules for Dating Your Co-Worker
  • Why Busier Isn’t Better
  • 5 Ways to Keep Your Career Goals Moving Forward
  • How One Blogger Balances a Full-Time Job and Side Gig to Earn Extra Cash
Networking

Networking

The best prep tips for securing an interview and landing your dream job.
  • 11 Tips for Job Seekers on Twitter
  • Essential Branding and Networking Tips for College Seniors
  • What Recruiters Think When They See Your LinkedIn Profile
  • 6 Lessons Job Seekers Can Learn From The Great Recession
  • How to Make a Proper Exit From Your Job
  • 8 Ways to Stand Out on LinkedIn
  • 3 Ways Building Trust Will Get You Hired
11 Tips for Job Seekers on Twitter

How to get started, and how to get noticed.

How to Be More Appreciated at Work

Five ways employees and employers can boost engagement.

7 Ways to Live Long and Prosper While Job Searching

How to stay positive during a long and frustrating job hunt.

How to Solve Your Work-Life Imbalance

Three ways to find a semblance of sanity in a 'lean-in' world.

5 Little-Known Secrets About Job Searching

A behind-the-scenes look at the hiring process.

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Around the Water Cooler With C-Span's CEOs

Co-CEOs Susan Swain and Rob Kennedy share tips for expanding your audience and staying relevant.

Around the Water Cooler With Whole Foods' CEO

Walter Robb shoves the corporate ladder under the table, just like his Brussels sprouts.

Around the Water Cooler With a General Motors Vice President

Diana Tremblay shares tips for taking the driver’s seat in your company and career.

Around the Water Cooler With Panera's CEO

Ron Shaich’s philosophy: A successful business gives as much as it takes.

Around the Water Cooler With CVS Caremark's Helena Foulkes

Confused about the new health care law? A CVS EVP boils it down for employees and employers.

Essential Branding and Networking Tips for College Seniors

Present yourself as a qualified job seeker – not a kid.

6 Rules for Texting at Work

What to know before you pick up the phone.

5 Ways to Speed Up Your Career Progression

Don't wait for praise and promotions. Take action.

Investing vs. Paying Off Debt: Millennial Edition

How much you should invest depends on how much debt you have and vice versa.

4 Ways Students Can Boost Their Career Prospects This Winter

Now is the ideal time to complete these on-campus tasks.