Outside of the labor market, it has been a rocky start to 2016. Disappointing corporate profits, plummeting stocks and weak industrial production all point to an economy that slowed sharply late last year.
With the New Year underway, searching for a new job is on the minds of many workers--something the average job seeker will do 11.7 times by age 48. For job seekers at a turning point in their careers, which jobs today offer the best prospects?
If you can sweat through a tough interview and land the position, you'll likely to be happier in your new job than you would have been in a position that was easy to obtain. Here are three reasons why a more difficult interview process is actually positive for job candidates.
The single best move a talented, skilled professional can make is to leave a dead-end job in pursuit of a new title and, of course, a higher salary. If you're seeking a higher salary, job-search sites can be a powerful tool to find opportunities and make new connections.
Physician assistant, which got high marks for all three factors in Glassdoor's evaluation, tops the list. At #5, finance manager offers an average annual base salary of $122,865, the highest on the list.
Those who made it into middle and old age as "happy" and "healthy" shared seven traits: mental adaptability to changes in life, advanced education, stable marriage, not smoking, not abusing alcohol, getting some exercise, and maintaining a healthy weight.