WHERE THE JOBS ARE

FROM SEATTLE TO ORLANDO, POWERFUL SOCIAL AND TECHNOLOGICAL FORCES ARE FUELING BOOMTOWNS, AND OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND IN OCCUPATIONS RANGING FROM COMPUTER SCIENTIST TO CARPENTER

Want a job? tool-and-die companies in Toledo, Ohio, are so strapped for skilled help that they're recruiting in Russia, where good workers are shivering and unemployed. Or think about Silicon Valley, where two jobs await every qualified applicant and an astonishing 18,000 technical and managerial slots remain unfilled. If you always wanted to be in show business, here's your big chance: booming Disney World and Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida, will together add more than 30,000 jobs, from top management to ticket takers, over the next three years. "I've got opportunity everywhere," says John Sprouls, vice president for human resources at...

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