America’s Job Outlook: 5 Growing Careers

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Top Sites for Employment Trends and Statistics

Successful career planning requires an understanding of employment trends, including which occupations are growing and which are declining.  Several great websites offer statistics on job growth, layoffs, and hiring.  A few of the best sites for tracking employment trends and statistics: Vault.com Employment Tracker Vault’s employment tracker lists significant layoffs and hires from small and Read More …

Five More High Demand Jobs for the Future

The popularity of the first post on five high demand jobs for the future demonstrates the high level of interest in finding a secure, in-demand career.  Read on for five more jobs that have high projected demand, based on percentage growth and number of job openings: Accountants and Auditors Accountants prepare and maintain financial records; Read More …

Colleges Put Money Before Students

Recent articles have questioned the benefits of a college degree.  Tuition costs are rising every year, while colleges continue to churn out thousands of graduates each year in fields where there is known to be a glut of professionals.   This practice is more noticeable during a tight job market, but it’s nothing new. Although prospective Read More …

Realistic Jobs with High Growth

Those with realistic career interests prefer work that is hands-on and do not often enjoy working in an office environment. Some promising jobs for those with realistic career interests: Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics Heating, air conditioning and refrigeration mechanics (also called HVACR technicians) can receive training through technical and community college programs, which Read More …

Sites to Help You Choose a College or Grad Program

Choosing a college or graduate program involves consideration of many factors, including tuition and program rankings.  If you want free information about thousands of colleges and graduate schools, try the following sites. US News Rankings Each year, US News ranks colleges and graduate programs.  In addition to U.S. schools, the site also ranks the world’s Read More …

Five High Demand Jobs for the Future

A common concern when choosing a career is future growth and demand. Healthcare is generally the best field for security and growth, but jobs in other fields are also experiencing rapid growth. Ten high demand jobs based on industry, job prospects*, percent growth, and numerical growth:   Veterinary Technologists and Technicians According to the Bureau Read More …

Hiring Trends for 2010 College Graduates

Update: Latest hiring trends for the Class of 2010 (from MSNBC): Dim job outlook brightens for the class of 2010. Summary: 5 % increase in hiring of 2010 graduates over 2009 graduates most in-demand majors :  accounting, business administration, computer science, engineering, and math Survey shows only 40% of graduates have offers, compared to two-thirds Read More …

OneWire.com Surveys College Career Counselors

A recent survey of college career counselors conducted by OneWire.com shows current trends at career centers. Some key findings: 67% of college career counselors expect the job market to turn around sometime in 2010, while 33% think an improvement will take longer. 69% of counselors said that campus recruiting has decreased. 91%  of respondents have Read More …