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Posted April 05, 2012 by

9 Jobs Expected to Increase in Demand

Are you interested in jobs with growth potential?  Depending on your interest(s), there are opportunities to find employment, according to new information from AARP.org.  If you are a college student or recent graduate, this could mean more entry level jobs; for job seekers as a whole, there are potentially more positions to compete for.  In addition, these jobs may provide job security.

Here are nine jobs and their expected growth from 2010 to 2020, as forecasted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics: (more…)

Posted February 15, 2012 by

3.4 Million Job Openings in December Up From 3.1 Million in November

Several new reports out today offer further evidence of a strengthening economy and a promise of accelerated hiring.

The Commerce Department reported that retail sales rose 0.4 percent in January. Sales have now increased 21 percent since a recession and are actually six percent above the pre-recession high. Thanks to increased consumer spending, companies are rebuilding inventories, which grew by 0.4 percent in December. The restocking of inventories, in turn, helps boost factory output, which increased by 0.7 percent in January, according to the Federal Reserve. (more…)