1. Healthcare Case ManagerOversee treatment plans for patients; positions have doubled from 2010 to 2011.
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego have published a list of job-market hotspots, with an eye to career-building opportunities. Included are diverse fields such as healthcare systems support staff, financial investigations, and corporate data-mining. Many of the jobs cited are directly related to technology, all of them are supported by IT in some way. The report’s title indicates its focus on long-term opportunities for workers of widely-varying ages: “Hot Careers For College Graduates 2011: A Special Report For Recent and Mid-Career College Graduates.” Henry J. DeVries, Assistant Dean, External Affairs, for UC San Diego Extension writes, “The study is based on enrollment ﬁgures, national employment statistics and interviews with San Diego business executives. Niche areas still provide some of the best career opportunities. Knowing where to look and honing your skills just might be the right strategy for ﬁnding the career that is best for you.” For more about the study, click here.
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.
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