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

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Security Guards

From stores to airports to office complexes, security guards are everywhere. Unfortunately, the world we live in requires more than a million security guards to watch over our valuables and us. That’s what keeps this career choice going strong. Security guards are responsible for patrolling property, protecting against fire and theft, and warding off illegal activities.
Outlook for Security Guards
125
Sources: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics National Employment Matrix, State Occupational Projections
Some of the most common responsibilities for security guards include the following:
◆ Prevent criminal activity and trespassing on ...

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