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Source: shine.yahoo.com/secrets-to-your-success-
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By GalTime's Consumer Watchdog Mary Schwager

What are the five hottest jobs out there right now? What gigs should you be looking for if you're job hunting?

CareerBuilder, which links thousands of employees with companies, crunched its data and found five jobs where there's a shortage of good employees.

The good news is if you've been unemployed, the economy is looking better! "

 The labor market in the U.S. has stabilized, and there are an increasing number of areas where the demand for skilled positions is growing much faster than the supply," said Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder. " 

Some positions may require additional education or certifications while others may offer on the job training. It's important to keep an open mind and look for those opportunities that have good prospects both in the short-term and long-term."

Where should you start sending resumes? Drum roll please...
 

1. Account Executive (sales representative)

  • Number of jobs on CareerBuilder: 58,000

  • Mean national salary: $85,000

  • Example of who's hiring: ADP - Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

  •  Top college majors: Business Administration, Accounting and Marketing 

  •  Average level of education: 50% have a bachelors degree and 22% have a masters degree or higher 


2. Net Developer (mobile developer, Web developer, software developer)

  • Number of jobs on CareerBuilder: 14,000

  • Mean national salary: $85,000

  • Example of who's hiring: Hewlett-Packard

  • Top college majors: Computer Science, Business Administration and Management Information Systems

  • Average level of education: 49% have a bachelors degree and 37% have a masters degree or higher

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3. Financial Analyst (business analyst, credit analyst, accountant)

  • Number of jobs on CareerBuilder: 31,000

  • Mean national salary: $65,500

  • Example of who's hiring: Accountemps, a Robert Half Company

  • Top college majors: Business Administration, Accounting and Finance

  • Average level of education: 49% have a bachelors degree and 37% have a masters degree or higher

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4. CDL Driver (truck driver)

  • Number of jobs on CareerBuilder: 32,000

  • Mean national salary: $44,500

  • Example of who's hiring: Schneider National

  • Top skills/requirements: commercial driver's license, tractor trailer experience and DOT medical card

  • Average level of education: 71% have a high school education, 15% have an associates degree, 14% have a bachelors degree or higher

     

5. Healthcare Case Manager (registered nurse, program manager)

  • Number of jobs on CareerBuilder: 11,000

  • Mean national salary: $68,000

  • Example of who's hiring: UnitedHealth Group

  • Top majors: Business Administration, Nursing and Psychology

  • Average level of education: 42% have a bachelors degree and 32% have a masters degree or higher

Source: shine.yahoo.com/secrets-to-your-success-
20120120/5-hottest-jobs-now-150800758.html