NEW HAVEN, Conn. (CNN) — Millions of people are out of work, yet there are still millions of job openings. News 8 has your back with a look at where the jobs are so you can focus your search and start making money.
Whether you’re newly unemployed or a student looking for some direction, the good news is there are jobs out there, you just need to know where to find them. Right now, there’s a push for stem education: science, technology, engineering and math.
Apparently America needs more techies and the job market would pay them well. LinkedIn analyzed the most popular skills in job positions around the world. In the U.S., the top five are: cloud computing, data mining, mobile development, network security, middleware and integration software. The top 25 skills are almost all tech and data related. According to job placement firms, skilled jobs in technology can pay six figures or more.
So how can you prep to make the big bucks? Job training and apprenticeships can get you up to par and help your career soar.
To find out what jobs are available in the community you specifically live in, it’s a good idea to stop into a career center. They have a better handle on which local companies are expanding and which ones are cutting back.