Forget the Hype: Most Overrated Careers

Being a cop, lawyer or chef might seem glamorous—but don't be fooled
By Ambreen Ali,  Newser User
Posted Apr 22, 2008 6:32 PM CDT
Most lawyers end up in careers where the bulk of their time is spent poring over detailed information, not arguing cases before judges.   (Shutter Stock)
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(Newser) – Cops might look cool on TV, but they do a lot of paperwork off screen. Most chefs churn out the same dishes nightly in assembly-line fashion. Before hopping onto the latest career fad, see US News & World Report's list of most overrated lines of work: 

  1. A great commercial idea shouldn’t attract you to ad executive jobs, which are more about selling than creating.

  1. Architects find their creativity often subjugated to clients—when their work isn’t offshored.
  2. Not Law & Order: Attorneys spend hours poring over detailed information.
  3. Chefs work the hours the rest of us have fun.

Click the link below to see why teachers, real estate agents and physicians also made the cut.