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Future Jobs 2020: The fastest-growing careers in the U.S.

Aug 21, 2012
Home health care aides top the list of the fastest-growing careers in the U.S. with an expected 69 percent increase by 2020. Physical therapy and veterinary techs not far behind.
Posted In: Future Jobs, top 10, Job creation

Future Jobs 2020: The fastest shrinking careers in the U.S.

Aug 21, 2012
Postal service workers top list of shrinking careers, followed by careers easily replaced by technology and the Internet.
Posted In: Future Jobs, top 10, Job creation

Future Jobs 2020: The lowest-paid careers in the U.S.

Aug 21, 2012
Waiters, bartenders and other service industry careers top the list for lowest paid, but the work is fairly easy to get if you need it.
Posted In: Future Jobs, bureau of labor statistics

Future Jobs: The highest-paid careers in the U.S.

Aug 21, 2012
Looking to climb to the top of the economic food chain? Then consider a future in one of these top-paid careers.
Posted In: Future Jobs, top 10, highest paying jobs

Are hyper-local websites the future of journalism?

Oct 29, 2010
Among growing trends online are hyper-local news websites where volunteers post updated news and events with their community. Meanwhile, qualified and paid journalists are losing their jobs. Is this the future of journalism? Adriene Hill reports.
Posted In: Jobs

Preparing for the future job market

Oct 28, 2010
If you're in a job that might be scarce down the road, you need to be prepared. Reporter Adriene Hill talks with Tess Vigeland about which job fields are expected to grow, which may be squeezed out for good and how to be ready for the job market of the future.
Posted In: Jobs

The fastest growing job field

Oct 27, 2010
In our latest story in our series about jobs in the future, Adriene Hill reports on biomedical engineering, and how it marks the intersection of the needs of baby boomers and technological advances.
Posted In: Jobs

Should we all work less?

Oct 27, 2010
For some economists, less working hours may be just the thing to lower the unemployment rate. Marketplace's Adriene Hill weighs the pros and cons of this idea.
Posted In: Jobs

The next generation's job market

Oct 26, 2010
Once babies learn how to walk and talk, they've got a whole slew of skills they'll have to learn to stay competitive in the future job market.
Posted In: Education, Jobs

TRIVIA: What do you know about the middle class?

Oct 25, 2010
Some of us may think we're part of the "middle class" but what exactly does that mean? Find out what it takes to fall into that group and learn why other may be barely clinging to the status.
Posted In: Jobs

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