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by SixFigureStart | January 20, 2009


We know that things can start to feel bleak when you've been laid off, and we certainly understand the potential to resign yourself to finding some job - any - to pay the bills and keep yourself afloat. But we also know that you, loyal readers, are more dilligent than that, and you're searching not just for any old job but for an opportunity to grow and a fulfilling career choice. To help aid that choice, we bring you "Jobs Rated" from The recently launched job portal has published their list of the 10 Best and Worst jobs for 2009, factoring in the environment, income, employment outlook, physical demands, security and stress of 200 occupations. In addition, they've provided a comprehensive ranking of all 200. The overarching theme? Dust off the calculator (No. 1 "Best" job: Mathematician) and curb your enthusiasm for the great outdoors (No.1 "Worst" job: Lumberjack). And as always, a good education is key.

--Posted by Steven Schiff, Vault News & Commentary



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