It's hard to imagine any industry turning a healthy profit over the past year, but research and analysis firm Sageworks has compiled a list of five surprisingly profitable business sectors, which job seekers may want to focus on in their searches.
Each of these industries has had profit growth of more than 17 percent and sales growth of more than 4.5 percent in the last 12 months, Sageworks reports.
1. Accounting & Tax Service Firms
2. Specialized Freight Trucking Companies
3. Offices of Other Health Practitioners
4. Offices of Dentists
5. Beer, Wine, and Liquor Wholesalers