Economists say the losses have largely stopped.
Although some jobs like those in manufacturing and production may never come back, other careers are about to take off.
According to the bureau of labor statistics there will be tremendous opportunities in the coming years for people who design and manage computer and data systems.
Security is also a growing field.
But the greatest demand by far will be in the healthcare industry. Experts say there will be a large demand for health jobs such as, doctors and dentists to nurses and dental assistants, home health aides, athletic trainers, physical therapists, medical scientists, biochemists and biomedical engineers.
Some of the most successful job seekers are those who've learned to adapt their skills to the emerging economy.
There are jobs are out there. It's just a matter of finding them.
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