Friday, April 1, 2011

The Best Jobs 2011

With a world wide recession and unemployment rate on the rise most individuals ask themselves what are the best jobs for the future.  In the US, the economy is in a road to a slow recovery but most states are faced with high unemployment rates.  According with the Bureau of Labor Statistics the states with the highest rates in February were Nevada 13.6 %, California 12.2%, Florida 11.5%, and Rhode Island 11.2%.  

Therefore in a tough job market the best decision might be to go back to school.   In which case it will be critical to choose a career that has a potential for growth in the foreseeable future (5 to 10 years).  Especially after a recession the best jobs might not equate high salaries but rather job security and satisfaction. According to an article in, two occupational groups that will take the lead on new jobs growth rate are the professional and business services and healthcare and social assistance industry.  In another related article by Kundan Pandey of shows a list of top jobs in 2011:
  • Home and Personal Care Aides
  • Registered Nurses
  • Financial Analysts
  • Financial Planners
  • Accountants
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Education and Teaching Jobs
At Atlantic International University the advisers can help the students develop a plan of action that will place them in a competitive position in the job market.  They will acquire the set of skills necessary to be successful in their career of choice. Most of the careers in the list can be studied at Atlantic International University; for example accounting, business administration, finance, marketing, and healthcare administration.

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