03 Jul '12, 9am

Where the Jobs Are: How to Reach Full Employment in the U.S. by 2015

Where the Jobs Are: How to Reach Full Employment in the U.S. by 2015

U.S. data shows “positive-impact” sectors account for large share of U.S. jobs & outsized job growth At least 3 of 10 jobs in the U.S. economy focus on building a better world. These positive-impact jobs come from both the public and private sectors. Government jobs are traditionally considered positive impact, as they focus on providing citizens with much-needed education, infrastructure, and social services. U.S. government jobs accounted for 22 million of the 130 million non-farm payroll jobs reported in 2011 and made up just over half of the total jobs that helped to improve society. However, much of the positive impact in today’s world is increasingly the result of private industry innovations. In 2011, approximately 21 million of the 110 million jobs in the private industry positively affected society. This private industry contribution primarily came from the sub-se...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/07/how-to-reach-full-emp...

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