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Job Markets Showing Growth Despite the Pandemic

Although 2020 definitely got off to a terrifying start, surprisingly the job market is improving dramatically. According to CNBC Economy reporter Jeff Cox, as many as 4.8 million jobs were added to the market in June. This is encouraging news, but exactly which jobs are we talking about here? Indeed.com conducted their own research in order to pinpoint exactly which jobs are on the rise. Keep reading to learn more.

Home Health Care Workers

As hospitals make strides to prioritize who does and does not need to be on the premises, there has been a huge move for doctors to move more patients into home health care situations. Home health care allows patients to receive their care in a much smaller, more controlled environment. Home health care workers provide in-home care and assistance. Training for this career can range between on the job training all the way up to include a nursing degree. Local agencies help to hire and assign home health workers to clients who need assistance.

Nursing Assistants

Nursing assistants are in high demand these days as hospitals scramble to deal with above-average patient loads. Becoming a nursing assistant in most regions requires a high school diploma, GED, and some nursing training. You will need to do some research to find out what the specific requirements are in your region.

Truck Drivers

Whether you are talking long haul transportation or local delivery work, truck drivers are in big demand these days. Keeping families, stores and communities stocked up during these stressful times is more important than ever. In most cases, you can become certified to drive large trucks in less than a year.

Although perhaps 2020 gave you a scare career-wise. The good news is, though, that things are improving. Jobs such as these are in demand and companies are looking to fill positions as soon as possible.