Sunday, May 30, 2010

Promising Careers in 2010

My sister is officially enrolled this new school year, 2010 -2011, to pursue Hotel and Restaurant Management. This is a low - skill program where students don't have to drain their brains out just to make through.

The tourism industry continues to thrive in spite of economic setbacks, and with the right skills and personality, any HRM graduate can have a promising career.

I am positive that information technology and healthcare careers continue to top the list based on starting pays, but, when IQ, interest and budget are issues, you can only settle for something less but rewarding too.

This 2010, US Department of Labor lists the following promising careers:

according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Almost all of these careers are in computers or healthcare.
  • Computer software engineers, applications
  • Computer support specialists
  • Computer software engineers, systems software
  • Network and computer systems administrators
  • Network systems and data communications analysts
  • Desktop publishers
  • Database administrators
  • Personal and home care aides
  • Computer systems analysts
  • Medical assistants
  • Social and human service assistants
  • Physician assistants
  • Medical records and health information technicians
  • Computer and information systems managers
  • Home health aides
  • Physical therapist aides
  • Occupational therapist aides
  • Physical therapist assistants
  • Audiologists
  • Fitness trainers and aerobics instructors
  • Computer and information scientists, research
  • Veterinary assistants and laboratory animal caretakers
  • Occupational therapist assistants
  • Veterinary technologists and technicians
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Mental health and substance abuse social workers
  • Dental assistants
  • Dental hygienists
  • Special education teachers, preschool, kindergarten, and elementary school
  • Pharmacy technicians

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