Where white-collar, entry-level jobs are
Last month's Jobtrack.com survey of job openings for July 2000 offered more confirmation that the job market is desperate for workers in all sectors. The survey showed a 19.6 percent increase in total job openings, compared with July 1999.Skip to next paragraph
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Certain sectors seek more help than others, says the survey, which is based on openings that companies post on Jobtrack's site, targeted at college graduates. Entry-level teaching jobs are in the highest demand, says the survey. The Department of Education estimates that more than 2 million teachers will retire or stop teaching in the next decade, some leaving for higher paying professions. Also in short supply: accountants - particularly those in the public sector.
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