7 Jobs That Thrive While the Economy Struggles

We've heard the tales of career devastation from real estate to investment banking; doesn't it make you wonder which jobs may be secretly, silently thriving amidst the chaos?

Well, before you read this list, prepare to cringe. All of the debt, stress and job hunting going on across the country adds up to more customers, more work and more money for certain industries. But, some of them are not your favorites.

Ron Mitchell, CEO and co-founder of GottaMentor, a career development company based in New York City, suggests a somewhat grim list of who is doing well while most of the country struggles: