BUSINESS

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Information Technology

Employment of computer and information technology occupations is projected to grow 12% - faster than the average for all occupations, in part due to a greater emphasis on cloud computing, the collection and storage of big data, more everyday items becoming connected to the internet and the continued demand for mobile computing. 

 
Computer Network Architects

design and build data communication networks, including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs), and intranets. These networks range from small connections to next-generation networking capabilities.

Information Security Analysts

plan and carry out security measurers to protect an organization's computer networks and systems. Their responsibilities are continually expanding as the number of cyberattacks increase.

Software Developers

design and create websites.

Computer Systems Analysts

study an organization's current computer systems and procedures and design information systems solutions to help the organization operate more efficiently and effectively.

Computer Support Specialists

provide help and advice to people and organizations using computer software or equipment. Assist non-IT users who are having computer problems.

Computer and Information Research Scientists

invent and design new approaches to computing technology and find innovative uses for existing technology. Study and solve complex problems in computing for business, medicine, science, and other fields.

Business and Financial

Employment of business and financial occupations is projected to grow 8%, about as fast as average for all occupations. A stronger regulatory environment is driving the demand for more accountants and auditors who prepare and examine financial documents.

 
Bookkeeping, Accounting, Auditing Clerks

produce financial records for organizations. They record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy.

Customer Service Representatives

interact with customers to handle complaints, process orders, and provide information about an organization's products and services.

Receptionists / Office Clerks

perform administrative tasks, such as answering phones, receiving visitors, and providing general information about their organization to the public and customers.

Secretaries and Administrative Assistants

perform clerical and administrative duties. They organize files, prepare documents, schedule appointments and support other staff.

Buyers and Purchasing Agents

buy products and services for organizations to use or resell. They evaluate suppliers, negotiate contracts, and review the quality of products.

Compensation, Benefits, and Job Analysis Specialists

conduct an organization's compensation and benefits programs. They also evaluate position descriptions to determine details such as a person's classification and salary,.

Cost Estimators

collect and analyze data in order to estimate the time, money, materials, and labor required to manufacture a product, construct a building, or provide a service. They generally specialize in a particular product or industry.

Budget Analysts

help public and private institutions organize their finances. They prepare budget reports and monitor institutional spending.

Financial Analysts

provide guidance to businesses and individuals making investment decisions. They assess the performance of stocks, bonds, and other types of investments.

Accountants and Auditors

prepare and examine financial records. They ensure that financial records are accurate and that taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants and auditors assess financial operations and work to help ensure that organizations run efficiently.

Management

Employment of management occupations is projected to grow 6%, about as fast as average for all occupations. Employment growth will be driven by the formation of new organizations and expansion of existing ones, which will require more workers to manage these operations.

 
Industrial Production Manager

oversee the daily operations of manufacturing and related industries. They coordinate, plan, and direct the activities used to create a wide range of goods.

Purchasing Managers

plan, direct, and coordinate the buying of materials, products, or services for wholesalers, retailers, or organizations. They oversee the work of procurement-related occupations including buyers and purchasing agents.

Sales Managers

direct organizations' sales teams. They set sales goals, analyze data, and develop training programs for organizations' sales representatives.

Training and Development Managers

plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization's employees. They also oversee a staff of training and development specialists.

Top Executives

devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and organizations. 

 
Human Resources

Human Resource Specialists are responsible for recruiting, screening, interviewing and placing workers. They may also handle employee relations, payroll and benefits, and training. Human Resource Managers plan, direct and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization.

Human Resources Specialists

recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits and training.

Human Resource Managers

plan, direct, and coordinate the administrative functions of an organization. They oversee the recruiting, interviewing, and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization's management and its employees.

Compensation and Benefits Managers

plan, develop, and oversee programs to determine how much an organization pays its employees and how employees are paid. Benefits managers plan, direct and coordinate retirement plans, health insurance, and other benefits that an organization offers its employees.

Training and Development Managers

plan, direct, and coordinate programs to enhance the knowledge and skills of an organization's employees. They also oversee a staff of training and development specialists.