CSMS Magazine Staff WritersClimbing the corporate ladder may be getting easier. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of management and executive positions across the United States is expected to rise 13.6 percent within this decade. By 2010, it is estimated that this growth will result in the creation of more than 5 million management and executive positions.The technology industry is the front runner as the number-one growth industry over the next 10 years and offers job seekers the most management opportunities. Despite being the leading industry for growth, technology is hardly the only avenue offering job seekers the opportunity to advance their careers. Other opportunities include positions in health care, real estate, sales, associations, non-for-profits, human resources, accounting, and many more fields and industries.Management and executive careers are on the rise, and are everywhere. It might take a bit more time than in years past to find the ‘right’ positions, but the positions are there. What’s the key to landing one of these high-level positions? Arm yourself with a powerful resume and cover letter, identify your most appropriate marketing channels, and start your search today.
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