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

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Stable Careers with Overlapping Skill Sets

This book covers six main recession-proof industries: health care, education, government and defense, green careers, niche jobs, and corporate roles. Let’s look at the overlapping skill sets you can take from one of these industries to the next.

Communication Skills

If you’re going to work in government, you have to be able to communicate effectively. Government is all about making a case to the public and rallying support for a cause. Guess who else needs to communicate effectively? Translators need to express ideas in multiple languages. In fact, many translators support government employees meeting with diplomats from foreign countries.

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