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|February 13, 2009|
A major consulting firm predicts solid job growth in the U.S. starting in 2010 and continuing through at least 2012.
Moody’s Economy.com forecasts that overall job declines will begin decreasing through the remainder of 2009 and that the U.S. will see job growth for the first time in two years in the first quarter of 2010. Certain sectors and certain states are expected to see new or continued job growth later this year.
Using an interactive tool in a report published on USATODAY.com, you can see job growth predictions by job sector through 2012, including for construction, education and health services, financial services, government, information, leisure and hospitality, manufacturing, natural resources and mining, professional and business services, retail trade, transportation, utilities, and other services. (You can also see job growth projections by state.)
According to USATODAY.com, the job model uses a number of different factors, including policy decisions made by the Federal Reserve and projections about the fiscal stimulus package, as well as the bank bailout legislation.
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