Your homework today is to open the platformer template
A slight change in course from building free Christmas gifts I would like to show the current job employment data. In the table below, the percentage of unemployment is running low for jobs that require a 4 year degree, and Computer related occupations appear to be very positive as well as legal and education. The data is from the BLS (Bureau of Labor Statistics) site which tracks the job situation using input from HR personnel and other reliable sources. I hope this will motivate you to follow along with the Christmas gift blog series that I am writing over the next couple of weeks.
Here are a condensation of the numbers you can find at the following ftp site: ftp://ftp.bls.gov/pub/suppl/empsit.cpseea30.txt
Computer and mathematical occupations
Architecture and engineering occupations
Life, physical, and social science occupations.
Community and social services occupations
Education, training, and library occupations
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations
Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations
Sales and office occupations
Natural resources, construction, and maintenance occupations
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
Here is a list of career categories that have shown growth over the past 1, 3, and 12 months:
We as students in the computer science or information science need to appreciate that our employment sector is not facing huge unemployment rates as the other sectors. It is important to keep our minds sharp by blogging, updating, working on our projects and also staying up-to date with technology.