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The 8 Fastest Growing Jobs

In a tough job market, it pays to be strategic – and look for growth opportunities.

“One key to finding employment in a poor economy is to target positions that have suffered significant cutbacks in recent years and are now poised to recover to previous or even higher levels,” said Tony Lee, publisher of job-search site CareerCast.com.

You might think you won’t have time to get the necessary education and training to get in on some of these fast-growing fields, but on-the-job training is all you need for some.

Do you have the skills or aptitude for some of today’s fastest-growing professions?

Check out the 8 Fastest-Growing, Best-Paying Jobs, where hiring and pay are outpacing the rest of the employment market.

By Cindy Perman
Posted 14 Sept 2010

Photo: Michael Biann | Stone | Getty Images || Source: CareerCast.com and the Department of Labor