In our present economy where jobs are being moved or lost, a good idea is to consider looking for a job in a field that cannot go away because it is connected to a resource that does not move.
An example of this in my state of Michigan is a job that is somehow related to the Great Lakes. Since the lakes are here to stay, so are many of the jobs that deal with them.
For more information. check out http://outdoornews.com/michigan/blogs/mike_schoonveld/article_de973dce-45ab-11e0-8528-001cc4c03286.html