Monday, November 10, 2014

The Occupations With The Strongest Growth This Month

Job seekers concerned with limited hiring as the end of the year approaches will be heartened to learn that job postings in the vast majority of occupational categories have actually increased over the past month, heading into the fourth quarter.
According to SimplyHired‘s November 2014 U.S. Employment Outlook, job openings increased in 42 of the 54 listed occupation categories, with some occupations seeing greater than 10% gains in posted positions. To determine the occupations with the strongest growth this month, SimplyHired reviewed the month over month change in job postings in each occupational category.

Topping the list of occupations seeing the biggest increase in hiring is Firefighters, including Fire Investigators. Job postings in this category increased a healthy 13.55% over the past month. Nurses follow close behind, with a month over month increase in job postings just over 13%...
...Further down the list, Financial Specialists, including Accountants and Tax Professionals, as well as Mathematicians, including Actuaries and Statisticians also make the list. Martindi attributes this to the coming tax season, saying that while most people won’t begin preparing their taxes until early 2015, these professionals are being onboarded now in anticipation of the increased demand....

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