Surprised?: Tech Workers Least Likely to Be Jobless
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

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Oftentimes, unemployment can bring on a change in many things, including what you thought you wanted to do for a living. If you’ve been jobless for a while, it might be a good time to consider other avenues — ie industries— to spread your wings. Or maybe you could diversify your skills in the industry you’re already in.

Tech skills and jobs are at a premium, as these professionals are reported to be the least likely to be unemployed. Brazen Careerist details a rundown of unemployment for top tech jobs that is quite telling:

Computer and information research scientists: 0.9%

Network and computer systems administrators: 1.7%

Chief executives/CIOs: 1.8%

Computer and information systems managers: 2.2%

Read more at Brazen Careerist …

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Janell Hazelwood

Janell Hazelwood is associate managing editor at Black Enterprise, managing content across core areas of Money, Career, Small Business and Technology. She is also a featured blogger with My Two Cents, providing insights on branding, millennial career development, employment trends and leadership. She was previously a content producer and copy editor for Black Enterprise magazine, working across several editorial sections. The Hampton University graduate got her start in the newspaper industry, having worked for companies including The New York Times and Scripps Howard News Service. Her works and insights have appeared on The Huffington Post, MadameNoire, E!Online, Brazen Careerist, CBS News, and Arise TV.


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