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Even in this economy there are some companies hiring now. Some industries are especially in growth mode, and will likely continue to need workers for the next several years.

Among the industries you might want to look for work: technology, healthcare, gaming and education. Here are some companies within some hot job markets that are hiring:

Technology Consulting Jobs
BearingPoint, one of the world's largest management and technology consulting service providers, is looking for technology consultants and systems engineers, information technology specialists and technical writers.

BearingPoint has 16,000 employees focusing on the public services, commercial services and financial services industries who work with corporations and government organizations in more than 60 countries. Recent listed openings included jobs in Alexandria, Va., Chicago, Jacksonville, Fla., New York City and Washington, D.C.

Casino Industry Jobs
If you love the excitement of casinos and you’re in Louisiana, or willing to relocate, L'Auberge du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles is hiring for a number of jobs on its casino floors, in its seven restaurants and in its newly-expanded hotel tower. 

If you are good with languages, you may have a leg up. L'Auberge du Lac's casino host job is for people who can attract and retain high-stakes gamblers and VIP customers. Job seekrers with some knowledge of accounting and/or people who speak Chinese or Vietnamese can reach out to more big spenders. The available jobs also require knowledge of budget processes, financial statements and accounting principles, and you’d have to be available for verbal and written translations.

Marketing and Sales Jobs
The U.S. Marketing Alliance, which provides marketing and sales services for Fortune 500 companies in major industries, is planning to open six new offices in Southern California by the end of the year and 20 offices nationwide by the end of 2010.  That means it needs marketing and sales people to fill these offices.

The company has a training program that boosts your marketing, sales communications, campaign management, team management and financial management skills.  And in addition to health, dental and life insurance, the company offers an employee ownership program and national and international travel opportunities.

Nursing Jobs
NurseCore, which has 21 offices in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Nevada, New York and Texas, is looking for dedicated healthcare professionals who are seeking temporary, contract and permanent job placement. 

The company says it offers health, dental and life insurance, and top pay and flexible schedules for employees working in a variety of medical specialties.

Teaching Jobs
The Austin Independent School District, a publicly funded organization with 107 schools and 78,000 students enrolled in Austin, Tex., has elementary and high school teaching jobs available.  Certified teachers who are interested in subjects including math, science, finance and bilingual education can apply for jobs at

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