Predicting Job Trends under the Obama Administration

One of the Obama administration’s stated employment goals is to create or save 2.5 million jobs in the before January 2011.  Jobfox has predicted the job sectors where most of these new jobs can be expected to go.  According to Jobfox, the most wanted new jobs can be broken into categories that correlate to Obama’s major initiatives.

Initiative: Construction of Roads, Bridges, Transit and Rural Broadband
Key Jobs:
1. Construction managers
2. Project managers
3. Civil engineers
4. Computer-aided drafting specialists
5. Telecommunications engineers

Initiative: Greater Oversight of Financial Markets
Key Jobs:
1. Compliance accountants
2. Internal auditors
3. Tax accountants
4. Government regulators

Initiative: Energy Independence
Key Jobs:
1. Electrical engineers
2. Mechanical engineers
3. Power grid managers
4. Biofuels chemists
5. Sales and marketing

Initiative: Healthcare Modernization
Key Jobs:
1. Nurses
2. Information technology specialists
3. Bioinformatics specialists
4. Information security specialists
5. Software developers

Initiative: Volunteerism and Community Involvement
Key Jobs:
1. Social workers
2. Administrators
3. Translators

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