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

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What Is a Recession-Proof Career?

What exactly constitutes a recession-proof career? Let’s take the words one at a time. Then we’ll combine them into a basic definition.
recession a general downturn in the business cycle, or a slowdown in economic activity lasting for a sustained time period.
proof a resistance to or resilience in the presence of certain trying conditions.
career a profession or field for which one trains and in which one progresses over time.
Now, let’s put it all together. A recession-proof career is a profession resistant to slow-downs in economic activity. Or we could say a recession-proof career is a field that is resilient in business cycle downturns. You get the idea.
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