It can be frustrating to graduate from school and be unable to get a job. One major reason people are unemployed is because they do not have skills that match available job opportunities.
If you are trying to decide which career to switch to or whether to take a professional or vocational training program, this list would help you know the available job opportunities projected over the next two years.
Getting a job requires you having the skills required by employers. According to the National Bureau of Statistics, there would be massive opportunities in the following positions:
- Network Systems/Data Communication Analyst
- Personal/Home care aides
- Home health aides
- Software engineering
- Veterinary technologist
- Personal and Financial advisors
- Theatrical and performance make-up artists
- Medical assistants
- Substance abuse counselors
- Skin care specialists
- Financial analysts
- Social and human service assistants
- Environmental Science Technicians
- Physical therapist
- Forensic science technician
- Dental Hygienists
- Mental health workers
- Marriage and family therapist
- Dental assistant
- Manicurist and Pedicurist
- Gaming writers
- Database Administrators
- Physician assistant
From the list above, you can see the projected job opportunities in the US. At a glance, you can see that there would be an increase in opportunities in computing technologies, health and wellness. If you want to stand a better chance of getting a job in the near future, it is important to have skills in these areas.
REFERENCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-2015 Edition. Fastest Growing Occupations.