4. Job sector: Professional and business services
If you want an "inside job," the professional and business services category is the place to be. It is a key sector of the U.S. economy. The ManpowerGroup survey finds that 18 percent of employers here have a positive view of the coming months.Jobs in this sector include:
Desktop publishers: median salary, $37,040.
Receptionists: median salary, $25,990.
Source: ManpowerGroup, Bureau of Labor Statistics