After years of disappointing employment news, it looks like the job market has finally made a definitive turn in the right direction.
Over the past three months, the economy has added 721,000 jobs, or an average of 245,000 jobs per month, marking one of the greatest periods of job growth since before the recession. Additionally, in the six-month period from August 2011 to March 2012, the unemployment rate fell 0.8 percent. The current unemployment rate, 8.3 percent, is the lowest it’s been in three years.
So where are all of these new jobs coming from? Here’s a look at six occupations that are currently in high demand.
Watch our video on the most in-demand jobs:
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