Top Five In-Demand Careers
Are you searching for a career field that is challenging, interesting, and needs
qualified workers? Before you decide which path to choose, take a few minutes to
consider five of the most in-demand careers areas. These areas are, according to
the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), going to experience high growth and demand
for workers over the next ten years.
1. Education and health services
The BLS estimates that between now and the year 2014, fully 30 percent of all jobs
created in the U.S. will come from the healthcare and educational services arena.
Examples of specific careers that are included in this employment sector are:
Healthcare in particular is already experiencing an extreme shortage of qualified
workers, and the problem will only get worse as time goes by. Anyone who chooses
a career in healthcare is likely to have excellent employment opportunities well
into the future.
2. Professional and business services
This area encompasses many career choices that cover a wide range of professional and
business functions. Among the careers that fall into this category are:
Computer systems design
The main driver for this sector is the increasing complexity of doing business
in the modern world. The integration of business and technology will continue to
explode, creating many opportunities for people who want to manage or support
such integration efforts.
We live in the age of information, and the demand is increasing for workers who can
develop, run and support the information economy. Careers in this category include:
Internet service providers
Web search portals
Data processing and analysis
Broadband internet services
The information sector is not about to shrink, as our world becomes increasingly
information-dependent. A good option to consider is any career that contributes
to the development, operation and innovation of information technology and services.