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Prospects for job mobility, advice for your mid-career reinvention (poll)

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Men carrying briefcases walk at the intersection of Friedrichstrasse and Unter den Linden in Mitte district on October 12, 2011 in Berlin, Germany. Sean Gallup/Getty Images

The current steady job growth - albeit with caveats - and stability of the unemployment rate should spark labor mobility for American workers.

On Friday, AirTalk looked at how specific industries are faring since the Great Recession. Numbers from the Labor Department (jazzed up by The New York Times) break down which sectors workers would be wise to pursue, including wage expectations.

In light of the continuing economic recovery, are you considering changing careers or getting back into the workforce? Do you follow your heart or look at hard numbers? What is the best strategy to employ? Is education and training the only way to rework your career?


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Nance Rosen, Faculty, UCLA Business and Management Continuing Executive Education;

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