This post was initially published by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs on 2/26/2020 at 11:41am.
As organizations across industries compete to find candidates to serve in the crucial and technologically savvy roles of application developer, systems administrator, security engineer, cloud engineer, and other positions, the 2020 job market is yours for the taking. Here are 3 of our picks for the tech jobs that will lead the way in 2020 and help you find the right job and take the reins on your future.
The job search isn’t a one-size-fits-all experience—not everyone is starting off searching for a career straight out of college. Sometimes, the job hunt comes later in life when it’s least expected. This is exactly what happened for one stay-at-home mom in Southern California who lost her spouse—the breadwinner of the family—and was suddenly launched back into the workforce after two decades off the job.
As the world looks optimistically toward a new year and a new decade, businesses in the United States are growing—and hiring—at a strong and steady clip. In fact, in ManpowerGroup’s Employment Outlook Survey,
employers in 13 industries nationwide reported double-digit hiring intentions.
Editor's Note: This post was originally published November 2018 and has recently been updated and revised for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
In 2016, Theresia Qureshi was laid off from her $34 per hour job as an Operations Manager for RTQ Logistics due to the company downsizing. After being laid off, she found the job search process strenuous. Theresia was either overqualified for the positions she was applying for or didn't have the degree requirements the position mandated, despite having the experience.