How The Most Common Job In Every State Has Changed In The Last 36 Years

The job market is an elusive, constantly shifting thing. Yet, for all that, as this map that takes us through the last 3 and a half decades of jobs in America shows, there are some fascinating patterns —and one clear choice for the single most common job in all of America right now. » 2/10/15 10:20am 2/10/15 10:20am

Career Spotlight: What I Do as a Comic Book Artist

So many of today's popular movies began humbly on the printed page—not in novels, but in comic books. There's a distinct appeal to the illustrated format's ability to tell both large, complex stories without compromising the intimacy of the narrative. And capturing those moments requires a skilled illustrator. What… » 1/27/15 2:00pm 1/27/15 2:00pm

What Would People Be Most Surprised To Learn About Your Job?

In every field of expertise, there's information that's common knowledge inside of the field and anything but to the rest of us. Today, we want to know about the information from (or about) your job that would most surprise people to learn. » 12/30/14 7:00am 12/30/14 7:00am

What the Recession Did to 255 Different Industries, in One Chart

The Recession hit hard, but unevenly, taking out some industries almost completely, while some prospered. Here's a chart looking at the impact of the Recession on 255 different industries — and how well they recovered, if at all. » 6/05/14 1:09pm 6/05/14 1:09pm

Remember When CEO Used To Stand For Chief Electricity Officer?

Labor markets, and the jobs within them, are constantly re-inventing themselves. And sometimes they leave behind curious relics, including the period of time when companies were hiring Chief Electricity Officers. » 4/11/14 4:20pm 4/11/14 4:20pm

What On-Screen Characters Are Secretly Terrible at Their Jobs?

Sorry, movie paleontologist brushing aside a light layer of dust to reveal a fully articulated Velocirapter fossil, we're on to you. Today, we want to know your picks for the most egregious examples of bad on-screen work habits. » 10/29/13 7:10am 10/29/13 7:10am

20 careers that will make the future less dystopian

The future is a beautiful place - and you can help make it that way, while picking up a paycheck at the same time. Here are 20 jobs that will help the human race avoid dystopia! » 6/30/10 3:30pm 6/30/10 3:30pm

How to break in as a Hollywood concept artist: Artists share their…

Working as a concept artist is one of the coolest careers you could possibly imagine. You get to paint pictures of spaceships and heroic battles, and imagine strange new worlds. How can you get in on this action? » 6/17/10 2:30pm 6/17/10 2:30pm