Online job-search emporium CareerCast.com has compiled its list of Most Overrated Jobs of 2016. "When it comes to careers, some may seem more attractive than others," the site's operators write. "But many jobs that are viewed as highly desirable have downsides and are not as glamorous as they look on paper. Perception is not the same as the reality, particularly for occupations like advertising executive, broadcaster and event coordinators. These jobs can be stressful, involve long hours and have a high turnover."
Among CareerCast.com's picks in its 2016 Jobs Rated report for most overrated jobs, "all are great careers for those with the knowledge and determination necessary to thrive," the site says. "Enter these occupations for the right reasons and be aware of the stress, competition, industry volatility and high job turnover associated with these jobs."
CNBC.com shares CareerCast.com's findings in the following slides.
Posted 20 December 2016