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When a recession hits, many people immediately begin to worry about their jobs -- and with good reason. Recessions usually means mass layoffs, fewer jobs, more competition for jobs, and less job security. But some careers are safer than others.

Several websites, including Glassdoor, have compiled lists of jobs that are expected to survive the next economic downturn. Every list is a little different, but there are some professions that continuously showed up. Here are five of those careers.

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Whispers about a possible recession have been in the air since 2016 but those whispers grew a lot louder recently with many economists highlighting various economic indicators pointing towards a possible recession in the immediate future.

Recessions can impact everyone differently but past history indicates that there will be mass layoffs, fewer jobs, more competition for jobs and less job security. Here's what you need to know about a potential recession's impact on your career.

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In this week's edition of Well, This Happened, the series that lets you become a career coach, we addressed Becky's serious and awkward workplace situation.

Becky wrote that she and her co-worker were complaining about a co-worker and client via an email chain. At one point in the conversation, Becky's co-worker accidentally tagged an email list that then sent out her response and the whole email conversation to the ENTIRE company. She's not sure how she can recover from this or what to do next.

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Uncertain economic conditions have prompted organizations to rethink their hiring process and attract top talent. In their quest to find the best candidates, most organizations have now realized that they have to look beyond academic qualifications and experience.

They are scouting for people who can not only complete their job at hand but also bring new perspectives to the table. Sharp thinkers and proactive resources are, therefore, in demand today as they can help a company grow in the right direction. Here are some ways in which employers can benefit from hiring creative employees who think outside the box:

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