Are high-growth career fields always high-demand?


by Teri Fritsma  

Economists rely a lot on employment projections to predict labor market trends over time.   These projections are “best estimates” about how much different career fields will grow over the next ten years.  Each state, including Minnesota, develops a new set of these projections every two years, and there are also national-level employment projections.

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Have you been laid off from the auto industry? Check this out.


by Teri Fritsma

CareerOneStop.org, a national career exploration website, has just published a special website for folks who are being affected by the auto industry layoffs.   The site offers links to unemployment benefits and job banks, as well as tips on how to change careers or upgrade your skills.  You can also see a list of careers that are similar to your old one that you might not have ever considered before.