CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists (EMSI) recently conducted a study tracking labor trends in the U.S. The study looked at which industries have seen the highest job increases post-recession, as well as the U.S. cities which have seen the biggest job growth in recent years.
The study also looked at the types of jobs re-emerging since the recession. According to the CEO of CareerBuilder Matt Ferguson; markets tied to energy, production, technology, healthcare, transportation and consulting have increased their workforces between 10 to 30 percent over the last few years.
Of course, this research doesn’t even take into account the hundreds of thousands of temporary jobs created since the recession ended. In fact since June 2009, temporary jobs have surged by 44.5% vs just 2% for nonfarm payrolls overall – with a higher proportion of highly-skilled temporary and contract positions available now than ever before.
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In most states, production occupations are rallying after major job losses during the recession. The resurgence is seen most among computer-controlled machine tool operators, an occupation with more workers now than ever before. However, machinists, engine assemblers, and other production jobs are getting close to pre-recession employment levels
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