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The fastest growing jobs sector 2008-2018 (that’s relevant to info pros)…

April 3, 2010

Consulting (including information consulting).

According to BNET:

Companies have been outsourcing work to consultants for years because it’s cost effective. Not surprisingly, it’s even more attractive now as firms try to stay lean post-Great Recession. To make up for the expertise they may have lost, they’re hiring back high-level talent — this time on a project-by-project basis.

Between 2008 and 2018, the Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that opportunities in management, financial, and scientific consulting will grow an estimated 83 percent, making it the fastest-growing sector the BLS tracks. In other words, whatever your expertise, you’ll likely find a client who needs it.

Read the full article here, the most recent article in BNET’s series about how business trends are shaping tomorrow’s careers.

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