What Are Some Professions in High Demand?


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As of 2015, 2ome professions in high demand are registered nurses, truck drivers and customer service representatives, according to Fortune. Others that made the top ten list are managers, sales representatives, accountants and auditors.

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The Department of Labor's research indicates that trade, transportation and utilities are the most in-demand industries followed by business and health care.

Glassdoor indicates that the highest paying job in high demand are physicians, pharmacy managers, software architects and development managers, finance managers, and solutions architects. It also includes lawyers and IT managers on this list. Most of these professions typically require relevant experience and education.

To enter the job market, Forbes advises to first update a resume and then connect with networks and alumni with similar interests to inquire about job opportunities and continue to make contacts for job leads. Forbes also advises to check job boards and get in touch with head hunters to find leads.

One in three businesses faces challenges to fill its open positions due to shortcomings in the talent pool. This requires the businesses to poise themselves to attract more talent, according to Monster.

Jobs that remain unfilled cost businesses as much as $160 billion each year, according to Fortune.

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