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What Is the Most Secure Job of 2009?

It's been another rocky year for unemployment rates, but there are a handful of careers that have been given a recession-proof tag and that is something to celebrate in naming the Best of 2009. These jobs have been holding their own amid a faltering economy, which makes them pretty secure given their relative strength in the weak job market. Which career do you think is the most solid?

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Spectra Spectra 7 years
Health care. We can't find enough nurses, med techs, CNAs, etc. to meet the demands most of the time. It's a tough field, but at least you know you are always needed.
JeanninePC99 JeanninePC99 7 years
I'm in higher education and you don't hear about people getting fired or laid off too often, though it has happened this year. What's more common: cutting budgets over and over, hiring freezes, and salary freezes. We haven't gotten COL adjustments in about three years. No raises in the same amount of time. I'm thankful that I love my job, though.
kimmieb124 kimmieb124 7 years
What about education? I know there have been some cuts in the schools (as in all fields), but overall education is a pretty secure field to be in right now.
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