Read about the professional jobs that will be in demand in 2011.
Accountant, Analysts and Lawyers will be among the jobs most in demand in 2011. Read more at the Working.com story. (Source: Career Pro News, December 3, 2010)
Is college not for you? Trade schools are may be a good option.
A recent article in the Washington Post outlines how many college graduates are opting to learn a trade after not finding work.
Thinking about your college major? Think about some unusual careers that can lead to great employment prospects.
A recent article on CNN.com outlines 10 geat careers that students may not readily think of. These include careers in recreation management, food science, gerontology, criminology and others. Make sure you investigate your career interest in terms of its employability down the road. (Source: CareerProNews, August 28, 2009)
Thinking about a medical career? Think about becoming a Physical Therapist
According to Career Pro News there is a very high demand for physical therapists. Not only is there a demand today for PTs, but as the population ages, there will be even more need for physicial therapists. (Source: Career Pro News, July 24, 2009)
Have you thought about careers in aquariums?
If you're interested in marine life, you might want to consider a career working in aquariums. Career Pro News gives you information on the type of career choices in this field. (Source: Career Pro News, June 19, 2009)
Nursing Shortage continues to be critical.
See the The Los Angeles Times article on the continuing nursing shortage. According to the article, there could be a shortage of up to one million nurses by the year 2020 if things do not improve. (Source: Career Pro News, May 1, 2009)
Need for Medical Coders and Transcriptionists
According to recent labor market information, there is a great need for Medical Coders and Transcriptionists in health care. Medical Coding can be a great career path in hospitals and outpatient settings. See full article in Career Pro News. (Source: Career Pro News, April 24, 2009).
HR Magazine names the Top 10 "In Demand" Occupations
The March 2009 issue of HR Magazine reported on the 10 most "in demand" occupations based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Health Care positions topped the list, and of those, registered nurses are the most in-demand health care profession. Other professions in-demand include: General and Operations Managers, Physicians and Surgeons, Elementary School Teachers, Accountants and Auditors, Computer Software Engineers, Sales Representatives and Managers, Computer Systems Analysts, Management Analysts, and Secondary School Teachers.
The five most marketable careers in 2009
In these economic times, what careers are hiring most this year? MSN Encarta provides the answer. It also provides information on the those careers that are offering the least opportunities at this time. (Source: Careerpronews.com, February 13, 2009)
Find out where the jobs are today.
New York's Newsday (January 7, 2009) featured an article on "America's Most Wanted Workers". As you think about your career, you'll want to read about the skills that are most needed today.
Thinking about a career in technology? Think about database administration
According to Career Pro News, there is an on-going demand for database administrators (DBAs). In fact, according to the Occupational Outlook Handbook, this career will be one of the fastest growing careers through 2012. Read the full article. (Source: Career Pro News, October 3, 2008).
Materials Engineers will have a bright future
According to Career Pro News the need is great for materials engineers. Also known as Metallurgical Engineers, these workers have the opportunity to be creative and inventive with materials to bring new inventions and material improvements to society. (Source: Career Pro News, September 19, 2008).
Thinking about a career in Forensics?
Career Pro News in its recent Labor Market News cautions students with an interest in forensics that the TV shows, such as CSI, do not really tell it like it is. The article outlines the various types of forensic careers from crime scene technician to forensic pathologist. (August 22, 2008)
Find the fastest growing careers
A report released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics gives information on what will be the top 30 growth careers through 2016. (Source: Career Pro News, August 15, 2008)
Jobs that survive a recession
In a time of economic instability there are some jobs that always remain afloat. See the article in the Financial Post for more information. (Source: Career Pro News, August 1, 2008).
The need for Physical Therapists
Healthcare is one of the few fields that are open through tough economic times. There is a critical shortage of some specialties at all times. One of these is Physical Therapy. There is a great demand for physical therapists across North America according to the Career Pro News Labor Market Information report. The article provides an overview of physical therapy programs, salaries and educational requirements. (Source: Career Pro News, July 18, 2008).
A surprising list of six-figure careers
Most young people think about careers such as medicine and engineering that can garner a six figure plus salary. You may be surprised at the interesting and lucrative career opportunities that exist. See the MSNBC article for more information. (Source: Career Pro News, July 11, 2008)
A bright future for Estheticians.
According to Career Pro News, there is a growing need for estheticians. As individuals become more and more concerned about their looks, there are many career opportunities in the field of esthetics. See the full article that provides detailed information on these careers and related educational requirements.
Are you a young women thinking about the construction trades
According to the June 9, 2008 New York Post, @Work section, women are building a growing niche in the construction trades. Although the article focuses on the growing numbers of women joining construction in New York City, the construction trades, which were historically closed to women in the past two decades, have now opened up. (Article: Hammer Time, by: Catherine Cohen)
Alternative Training for H.S. grads not going to college
There are wide-ranging opportunities for high school grads not going to college. See the article in the Houston Press News (May 15, 2008) describing how vocational schools are training teens in some much needed technical jobs. (Source Career Pro News, May 23, 2008).
Need for Nurses Grows Acute
According to the New York Daily News (May 12, 2008, Your Money), nursing is a "well-paying field begging for workers." Over the next decade, the need for nurses is going to continue to increase. Nursing is a great career for both men and women. See the full article for details, including all the different types of nursing careers.
Thinking about a medical technical career? Pathology Assistants needed.
According to Career Pro News, the need for Pathology Assistants is growing. With hospitals' tight budgets, the Pathology Assistant offers needed skills that are midway between a Pathologist and Medical Technician. Find out more at more at Career Pro News.com.
The Tech Sector is Making a Comeback
The April 21, 2008 edition of the New York Post, reported on a dot-com comeback in the New York area. According to the article, the tech sector is booming once again and there are great opportunities. There is a demand for workers with a new set of tech skills in industries such as finance, media and advertising. Some of the people they're looking for: search-engine optimizers, web engineers, and others are all needed. (NYP@Work;Article by Virginia Backaitis.)
Not going to college -
CareerProNews mentions an MSNBC report that features options for teens who may not be going on to college. Teens, parents and teachers should be aware of all of the opportunities there are for high school graduates.
Interested in heating and airconditioning careers?
Need for Geriatricians
According to CareerProNews, geriatricians are needed to care for the increasing number of seniors. According to the article, the U.S. has only half the geriaticians it needs. This may something to think about if contemplating a medical career.
Accountants and Auditors in Demand
Interested in a career in Accounting / Auditing? You may have it made!
See Wall Street Journal's CareerJournal.com for article on the need for accounting majors.
Women in Aerospace
shows how opportunities for women in aerospace engineering are taking off. This website is a good source for a wide range of career news and opportunities.