Career Trends for 2009

As layoffs soar, some industries are poised to add more jobs.

Standard practice is to apologize for daring to make predictions. But my previous annual predictions haven't been too bad, so I'm eager to proceed again with (measured) confidence.

If you're looking for a new job or career, I point to specific areas for likely job growth. If you're employed, knowing these trends will be valuable in your strategic planning for 2009 and beyond.

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Marty Nemko
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