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9 jobs and industries that are taking the brunt of the recession. With the economy in shambles, the production industry in the United States has been stuck in neutral. Many professions linger on 20% job losses in 2009, many people are wondering what exactly are the hardest-hit industries? Well… it’s not much of a surprise. New development in Seattle has more or less grinded to a halt with not much hope for 2010, leaving construction and production jobs stale. Here’s a list of the top job losses by industry according to msnbc. More detailed statistics can be found there.

What not to get too excited about-



Production supervisors and assembly workers


Computer software engineers

Mechanical engineers

Construction workers


Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks

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