Jobs on the Rise

As a community training and placement facility, Unique Options focuses on working with our clients to help meet their personal vocational goals. The wide variety of skills and talents that walk into our doors astound us on a daily basis! In order to keep up with job trends and employment needs for Michigan, Unique Options is constantly expanding upon our own capabilities, to better serve our clients.


Over the next 10 years, many areas of job training we provide are anticipated to rise in the economical market. Here is a quick list of some of the trending positions that are expected to see larger areas of employment value, through 2022.


Occupations with the Most Job Growth

  • Retail Salespersons
  • Food Preparation Workers
  • Serving Workers (i.e., waiters and waitresses)
  • Secretaries and Administrative Assistants
  • Customer Service Representatives
  • Janitors and Custodians
  • Construction Laborers
  • Carpenters
  • Office Clerks
  • Housekeeping Services
  • Elementary School Teachers
  • Cooks
  • Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers
  • Receptionists and Information Clerks
  • Sales Representatives


Consequently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics also anticipates some jobs are going out of style. Overall, it appears that with the rapid increase in technology’s ability to develop products on their own, along with many companies choosing to create their products overseas, manufacturing jobs are not as needed in our modern workforce. Check below to see which professions are on the decline between now and 2022.


Occupations Rapidly Declining

  • Apparel Manufacturing
  • Postal Service Workers
  • Newspaper Publishers
  • Textile Mills Manufacturing
  • Sugar and Confectionery Product Manufacturing
  • Glass Product Manufacturing
  • Audio and Video Equipment Manufacturing
  • Chemical Product Manufacturing


What does all this information mean to us? As we stay ahead of the growing market, Unique Options can better serve the traumatic brain injury community, by providing real and high quality work training and skills that allow clients to succeed. Encouraging our clients to find interest in long-term employment and meaningful work is our top priority.


How do the current job market projections affect your future plans? Let us know your thoughts below in the comments!


All information was gathered from the Bureau Labor of Statistics