+29% Internet Jobs
Big gain in Job Category: Internet and Online Publishing according to a LinkedIn Trends study from 2006-2010 in the US.
We can see the gradual emergence of a whole new category of middle-class jobs: a realm of work that (given time and luck) could begin to close the chasm in American employment. These new middle-class jobs are what you might call smart jobs. They’re innovative and high tech.
As the US economy slowly rebuilds and the smoke from four years of charred capital starts to dissipate, we can discern the shape of the next 20 years of job growth. What we see is an economy unlike any we’ve ever known.
As you might expect, smart jobs tend to cluster in cities—but not always the cities you’d imagine.
Revived downtowns can help keep their most creative young people from moving away.
It’s not too early to glimpse the contours of what the recovery will look like.