The Recession Procession
Before we dive into the more than 100 recession-proof careers covered in this book, we have to start with the basics. What, exactly, is a recession-proof career? What trends are shaping the future labor market? How do you make yourself recession proof regardless of economic conditions? These and many other fundamental questions are answered in Part 1.
We begin with Recession Proofing 101, in which we officially define a recession-proof career and help you figure out if you’re working in one. Next, we cover transferable skills. These are the overlapping skill sets you can take from one job to the next if your current career flounders. From there, you learn how to build a recession-proof resumé. Here we’re talking ...