Despite Tough Times, Some Job Fields Are Growing

College graduates are finding it harder than ever before to find jobs in a receding economy. Despite the economic downturn, some industries are still hiring, and according to Patricia Jacobs, direcor of Belmont’s Office of Career Services, the following industries may offer employment to college graduates who have not found work. 

Job fields that are still growing (in no particular order):

  1. Education, specifically special education
  2. Healthcare
  3. Accounting
  4. Computer Science
  5. Government jobs

Top Job Locations (based on a Forbes magazine list)

Click on the bubbles to see which cities have the lowest unemployment rates.

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One response to “Despite Tough Times, Some Job Fields Are Growing

  1. I am surprised to see accounting on the list. In Thomas Friedman’s book, The World is Flat, he says that a lot of US accounting duties are being outsourced to India.

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