The 2000 to 2010 Employment
Projections report, issued by the BLS, U.S. Department of Labor, provides
information on where future job growth is expected by industry and occupation
and the likely composition of the work force pursuing those jobs.
Over the 2000-2010 period, total employment is projected to increase by
15 percent, slightly less than the 17 percent growth during the previous
Even though recent surveys
suggest Americans are gloomier about their job prospects...
the combination of
a growing economy and restrained job creation translates into greater
output per worker, or rising productivity. Since wages are growing ever
more slowly, the revenue from the higher productivity should flow into
profits, encouraging companies to expand and further strengthening