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5 Growing Industries for Women

5 Growing Industries for Women

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Women workers in the U.S. are making their move. The Women’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Labor reports that women account for 47 percent of the total U.S. labor force, and they are the driving force behind a projected 51 percent increase in workforce growth between 2008 and 2018. From work-at-home moms to women in the boardroom, female leaders are redefining America’s workplace and improving the economy in the process. Take a look at five industries to watch when it comes to women surging ahead: STEM. Science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) jobs are predominantly held by men but that landscape is slowly shifting. Companies like Google and Apple have implemented stronger recruitment and hiring policies for women and minorities in order to create a more diverse ...