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5 booming industries that are hiring right now

lackluster April jobs report was not the news for which unemployed people had hoped. The report fell far short of expectations and boosted the unemployment rate.

But that’s not the case in all sectors. According to CareerBuilder data, more than half of U.S. states showed double-digit job posting growth in April. What, exactly, are these jobs? We reached out to some of the biggest job aggregators to get a sense of where they’re seeing demand. Not surprisingly, many mirror some of the unique demands for products and services during the pandemic and, now, through the economic recovery period.

“The reopening of the economy as the pandemic eventually recedes in the biggest economic trend to watch in the short-term, says Nick Bunker, economic research director for North America at the Indeed Hiring Lab, which focuses primarily on the U.S. market. “Many industries and sectors that had a hard time operating during the depths of the crisis will be looking to hire. Even less directly-affected sectors are likely to pick up hiring as there is more economic certainty.”

Here are some of the top in-demand areas, according to listings on Monster, Indeed, and CareerBuilder:

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