Trying to figure out where all the jobs are is something a lot of people want to know today. This especially includes people who have been laid off and those who are interested in changing careers.
The national unemployment rate has been pretty high for quite sometime, which has resulted in jobs being very hard to find. However despite the high unemployment rate and bad economic conditions, there are still some places where you can find a decent paying job. If you are looking for work and have a degree or background in engineering, you should be able to find a position at some of the major technology companies. Google for example has several positions available for testing and hardware engineers. Some of these positions are located in Silicon Valley, and others are located at local data centers and satellite offices. There are also several associate account specialists positions available, which involves working with Google advertisers. The majority of these jobs are located in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Twitter is another company that currently has a large number of open positions. Many of them are in the in engineering, international business, design & research and product development departments.
If you have a background in consumer marketing, you will be happy to know that there are numerous positions available at companies such as General Mills, Coca-Cola, Kellogg’s, Proctor & Gamble and American Express. The majority of these positions require a bachelors degree in business or marketing. Over at American Express there are several current positions available for event managers, marketing directors, and digital marketing managers. There are also quite a few positions available that require customer loyalty program experience. General Mills currently has several marketing related open positions available for people with consumer marketing backgrounds and consumer insight experience. These positions involve consumer tracking and marketing cereal brands.
Those looking for work with construction experience, will be glad to know that many construction companies are starting to hire again. Some of these jobs are located in Atlanta and Phoenix, where are a lot of new projects are being developed. One Atlanta based project that is expected to create a lot of construction jobs is the new Atlanta Falcons football stadium project. This project is scheduled to start in 2014, and the total cost is estimated to around $1.2 million dollars. Several construction companies will be involved in the building of the new stadium, which will provide hundreds of full time and contract construction related positions. Some of the type of positions that will be needed include carpenters, roofers, plasterers, electricians and welders. The city of Phoenix currently has several downtown development projects going on, which has already resulted in the creation of numerous construction jobs.
Hopefully the information posted above provides insight as to where good paying jobs can be found today.