Do you want to recession-proof your career? In light of what the economy has been doing in recent years, it's no wonder people are starting to wonder what they can do to make sure they have a steady job, even when the economy is suffering.
There are many steps you can take to recession-proof your job. You can brush up on your skills to make them current and relevant in the modern job market. You can do all you can to shine in your current place of employment. You can ensure that you offer something of value to your company, so they would never think of replacing you. These are all great tactics, but they do little good if you are in an industry that is facing a slump during a down economy.
In economic times such as those we live in right now, you will find businesses closing left and right. Yet, even in recent years some companies have stood strong, and even prospered, in spite of the economic forecasts. What do these companies have that others don't? While it may lie in great management skills and a solid track record of success that fuels consumer confidence, in many cases it is nothing more than the industry the company is in.
In this book, we will explore 13 industries, and the companies within them, that seem to be recession proof. How do we know this? By excellent job growth and job growth projections through the past several years and looking ahead. Also, we see this through higher-than-average salaries for the workers in these industries. If you really want to recession-proof your future, then you need to consider investing some time and education in becoming qualified for one of these industries.
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