Today’s economy is bleak, it’s a fact. Unemployment in the U.S. in mid-2012 to 9% give or take. Compare the financial collapse before the end of 2008, when the average unemployment rate is around 5%, and we can see why so many young people are pessimistic about their future employment prospects. But there is no place to go where the good-paying jobs are in abundance; school nurse. The reason is simple: demographics.
Well, actually it’s more than that. The fact is that nurses have a high demand for several years. And it is not difficult to understand why. People will always have a health problem, and therefore there will always be demand for doctors and nurses to treat people when they are sick. But the job prospects for nurses are now better than ever, and the reason can be summed up in two words, baby boomers.
In case you do not know, the baby boomer generation U.S. in the post-World War II, children born in the years 1946-1964. World War II ended in 1945 and the next 18 years is a period of American prosperity unprecedented. During this time, the U.S. leads the world in almost everything. They are the number one producer of steel, automobiles, radio, television, you name it. Continue reading