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2011-04-19 09:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Audiologist, a practitioner who assesses and treats hearing disorders, is ranked as the nation's least stressful profession, according to the new CareerCast.com 2011 report on the least and most stressful jobs. More than half of the 10 least stressful professions are in the health care field, including Audiologist (#1), Dietitian (#2), Dental Hygienist (#5), Speech Pathologist (#6), Occupational Therapist (#9) and Chiropractor (#10)....

2010-10-21 09:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- With Halloween approaching, CareerCast.com (www.CareerCast.com), a national job portal, revealed today the 10 scariest, creepiest and just plain most disturbing jobs of 2010. Forensic Entomologist, Miner and Broadcast Tower Technician topped the list, which was determined by utilizing phobia rankings based on data from the Merck Medical Library and the Library of the Surgeon General. "It's no surprise that Forensic Entomologist came out on top,"...

2010-06-15 09:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Your job interview body language has more of an impact on your success than anything you say, according to a new report by CareerCast.com, a national job-search portal. Exhibiting the right body language can help you convey an enthusiastic, positive and confident attitude to interviewers. So unless you want to end up starring in a scene from "The Office," watch your body language - it could be the reason why you're not landing the job you want....

2010-05-27 09:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif. and RICHARDSON, Texas, May 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index retreated slightly to 89.0 in May, after three months of improvement. The Index, which measures managerial hiring activity online, had risen from 70.8 in January to 92.3 in April. "Economic turmoil in Europe, Wall Street and the Gulf appears to have also impacted managerial hiring at companies across the U.S.," says Jay Martin, COO, JobSerf. "Unfortunately, although May is typically...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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