New “Top Jobs for 2013” list will make many of my readers VERY happy

arrowuptrend.jpgGood news for HR professionals!

That, according to this recent poll from CareerBuilder and EMSI, ranking the best jobs for 2013 requiring a bachelor’s degree.

Coming in at #5 was “Human Resources, Training and Labor Relations Specialists.” The numbers reflect that the profession has added 22,773 jobs since 2010, which represents 5% growth. Matt Ferguson, CEO of CareerBuilder, believes that the study results indicate that “[w]here the U.S. will produce the most jobs in 2013 is likely to follow growth patterns of the last few years.”

So, if you are a transitioning human resources professional, hold your head up, and keep plugging away. Hopefully, blue skies lie ahead.