According to the Current Population Survey in December for Louisiana there were 2100 jobs lost during the month.  Only 7 states in the union had worse numbers. Now more than ever, it's important to know what fields are hiring, so you can see what type of training and/or education you might need to thrive in this economy.  Zippia.com has just put together a list of the fastest-growing jobs in Louisiana and, not surprisingly, software development jobs are at the top of the list.