Social Workers and Human Resource Managers in High Demand as Weak Economy Hits Home for Many

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Social workers and counselors are ranked as the seventh most in-demand professionals, according to the June report from Jobfox, an online employment service. The Counseling/Social Work sector was ranked in the Top 25 for the first time since Jobfox began tracking job trends in March. The sector covers a range of social workers who are involved with education, outreach and family services, as well as counselors who are involved in cognitive, expressive or behavioral therapy.

The rankings reflect a random sample of more than 4,000 U.S. job openings from Jobfox's database during a 120-day period ending May 30. Free, seven pages. (888) 667-8080,