Careers with a Future
Katherine O'Brien, a Staff Writer with Possibilities, Toronto's Online Employment Resource Centre, in a recent article entitled 'Careers with a Future', takes a look at existing and upcoming employment trends and the importance of keeping informed about these before investing time and money in a (training/academic) program.
She makes the point that, arguably, technology will be the most important trend to watch as advances in this area can have a huge impact on occupations - creating new jobs and making others obsolete.
She looks at some of the growth or potential growth areas:
In her article, she also goes on to take a look at those industries that are or have the potential to be on the decline.
You can go to http://www.poss.ca/en/jobhunt/education/careerswithafuture
to see a copy of her article.