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Here are 7 Jobs for Job Security in a Recession according to US News.

1. Registered nurse
2. Air traffic controller
3. Lobbyist
4. Public-school teacher
5. Government Accountant
6. College professor
7. Federal Judge

Here are the Top 25 Careers to Pursue in a Recession according to the Editors of HR Magazine:

  1. Health Care
  2. Energy
  3. Education
  4. Utilities
  5. International Business
  6. Public Satety
  7. Funerals
  8. Accounting
  9. Federal Government
  10. Pharmaceuticals
  11. Sales
  12. Military
  13. Gambling
  14. Alcohol
  15. Politics
  16. Skilled Services
  17. Debt Management 
  18. Consulting
  19. Bankruptcy Law
  20. Government Contracting
  21. Food
  22. Beauty, Health, and Erotic Services
  23. Debt Collection
  24. Ultraluxury Items
  25. Mutifacedted Careers such as  Writers are able to do.

Here are two retirement recession job resources: 

Best Online Job Resources for Finding 

Employment During a  Recession


  • CareerBuilder: Find Jobs, Job Recommendations, Post Resumes, Job Alerts, Advice and
  • Career Builder for Canadians: Careers, Jobs, and Employment in  Canada. Post your resume. 
  • Wall Street Journal Careers: Hard Truth for Hard Times,
  • Job Star Central: Find job openings & resources for California and beyond.
  • Canada's Biggest Job Site. Workopolis has offices in Edmonton, Calgary, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Halifax.  
  • Indeed
  • Monster Recession Jobs: Find the recession job that's right for you to reinvent your career. Use Monster's resources to create a killer resume, search for recession jobs, prepare for interviews, and launch your career.
  • Hot Recession Jobs at Yahoo: Try to find not only your recession job but also your dream job! Search for jobs, post your resume, compare salaries and find career advice and research.
  • This website is for those fed up with North American life and want to restart their lives abroad. There is an overseas jobs section which provides current overseas jobs postings. An offshore investment section provides resources for getting a 2nd passport, investing offshore and protecting your assets.
  • Job Finder Advisory: Free Career Advice for Job Seekers including job interview tips, resume writing help and job search advice.
  • Employment Guide: Sign up for a free Job Seeker Account! With this account, you can quickly apply for jobs online by uploading your past work experience and will have access to other job-seeking resources. Also Lists Job Fairs and Work at Home Jobs.
  • Career Magazine: Job listings in the United States in various industries and professions.
  • Career Jet: Careerjet is an employment search engine. Jobs by Industry, Jobs by Location in the United States, and Jobs by Country.

Niche - Jobs for Retirees

  • Your Encore: This is an online recruitment firm that connects retired scientists, developers and engineers with companies that offer consulting assignments lasting up to one year.  A place for professionals to find a good retirement job.
  • Retired Brains: Resource for seniors, retirees, and soon-to-be retirees who are looking to find retirement jobs in their so-called retirement years.
  • Seniors for Hire: A nationwide online Career Center catering to older workers.
  • AARP Retiree Working Options: Resource by AARP to use to search for retirement careers and ideas for retiree businesses.  
  • Unreal Retirement Jobs: Approaching Retirement and not sure if you want to quit working? Check out these retirement jobs.
  • Workforce serves older workers with a full service job board and career site. All jobs for retirement are placed by employers specifically interested in staffing from the over-50 workforce. Their job resources cater to mature workers searching for the best jobs for retirement, other looking for regular employment, and still others in transition or approaching retirement.

Niche - Other Career Fields

  • Career Bank: Where to find Accounting, Finance, and Banking Jobs. Search for jobs, post your resume and take advantage of all the free career tools.
  • Computer Jobs: Computer Jobs and Career Management Resources for Technology Professionals
  • Explore Health Careers: This is one of the better industries in which to find a job in a tough Economy. Apparently, healthcare is one of the top 3 areas still hiring.
  • Health Career Web: Find nursing jobs and healthcare jobs within hospitals and medical offices nationwide. In addition, join MedCom to connect to healthcare professionals.
  • Leisure jobs in the UK and Europe: On this website you'll find an extensive range of jobs in leisure including fitness jobs, jobs in sports, spa jobs, careers in tourism, travel, catering and hospitality.

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