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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Recession-Proof Careers by Jeff Cohen

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Criteria for Recession-Proof Careers

To see a snapshot of the 100+ recession-proof careers covered in this book, simply flip through the detailed Table of Contents at the beginning. You’ll get a quick sense of the most durable jobs in health-care, education, government, defense, environment, business, and niche industries. I want to share some of the rationale behind how I chose these jobs for this book.
I researched in five basic categories to determine whether or not a particular career should be considered recession proof:
1. Job growth
The U.S. Department of Labor publishes information on hundreds of careers. Listings include the job description, training required, and salary ranges. In the most current report, job growth is projected ...

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