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Where to Get a Good Job Without a College Degree
Originally published by OZY on February 01, 2018. While career hunting is never easy, it can feel a lot harder when you don’t have a bachelor's degree. Industries that once defined the “blue collar” job landscape—think: manufacturing, transportation and construction—are on the decline as companies turn to robots or offshore labor to fill the roles. As a result, many Americans are having a difficult time even knowing where to start their search. Are these good jobs in your state? Find out here. Still, the changing market isn’t all bad news. There’s a new wave of high-paying jobs in skilled-service industries like information technology, health care and finance.