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IT Careers: 10 Industries with Job Openings Right Now

As the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the economy, many IT workers have experienced layoffs and unpaid furloughs. But not all the news is grim if you know where to look.
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Many local bank branches are closed or open by appointment only, but people still need to do their banking. Consequently, the financial services industry has seen an uptick in people doing their banking online. In addition, because people are making so many purchases online and/or using their credit cards when they visit physical stores, credit card issuers and processers are also seeing an increase in digital transactions. Also, businesses are getting loans from the government, and unemployed workers are getting direct deposits from state agencies. All those phenomena mean that the financial services industry needs more people who can help with the uptick in digital business. According to Indeed, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo are among the financial institutions posting tech jobs during the pandemic.

Cynthia Harvey is a freelance writer and editor based in the Detroit area. She has been covering the technology industry for more than fifteen years. View Full Bio

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