In June, Computerworld announced their list of the Top 100 Places to Work in IT for 2011. We took a look at hiring demand, trends, and new jobs generated for IT and Computer Programming professionals at Computerworld’s top 10 companies over the past 90 days.
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Despite the Fed recently lowering the US economic and employment forecasts, employment in the financial services industry is growing. Over the past 60 days, financial organizations posted more than 100,000 new online job ads – a 24% increase from the same 60-day period in 2010. In fact, job ads within this industry have been booming since the beginning of the year, now up 19% from January.
Hiring Demand in the Financial Services Industry…Continue
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New York City area employers and staffing agencies posted more than 80,200 new online job ads jobs in May, up 23% over May 2010. Demand has now rebounded from the drop in April and has gained 46% since the beginning of this year.
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Manufacturers have increased the number of online job ads steadily in 2011. Despite being nowhere near the industry high in 2007, they are ramping up recruiting in several fields, including Engineering. In May 2011, the manufacturing sector placed more than 13,000 new online job ads for Engineers and broke a 4-year record number of ads by manufacturers for this field.
Hiring Demand for Engineers in the US over the past 4…Continue
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Social Media continues to be a hot topic, and the job market for those with social media skills and experience keeps getting hotter. In April we took a look at online job posting activity for the search phrase "social media" and found 19,000 new ads for the previous 60 days. For the month of May alone, however, we're seeing over 26,000 new job ads containing "social media". Unsurprisingly, Marketing Managers and PR Specialists account for 29% of the positions overall, but it seems that more…Continue
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Employers and staffing agencies posted over 121,000 new job ads for Registered Nurses in May, up 46% from May 2010. About 10% of that growth, or 12,700, were ads placed for positions at General and Surgical Hospitals, where annual turnover rates for RNs average 14% according to a recent KPMG survey. Year-over-year growth in hiring demand for hospitals is a strong 36%, but it should be…Continue
Although the pace of US job growth appears to be slowing for most sectors, hiring demand for recruiters by corporate HR departments and staffing agencies has boomed this year, up 64% since January. On a year-over-year basis, demand was up 36% over May 2010, with over 10,100 new job ads posted. Hiring by direct employers made up the bulk of this activity, with over 6,600 ads or 66% of overall demand. Demand by direct employers has also increased at a faster pace, up 44% over May 2010 vs. a…Continue
Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced their Employment Situation Summary for May. Although job growth was lower than expected, they did point out 3 areas that were up: Healthcare, Mining and Professional and Business Services.
The U.S. Healthcare sector has seen consistent job growth during both good and bad employment times. Over the past 120 days, recruiting…Continue
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As employers increase spending on IT projects, IT project managers are high up on their list of talent to add quickly. In the past 30 days, employers posted more than 18,700 job ads for IT project managers, a 25% increase over the same time frame last year.
Of the top 25 locations where employers are looking for this IT talent, six are located in the Mid-Atlantic region. But where are employers having difficulties sourcing project managers, and where is there an adequate…Continue
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In January, Fortune released 2011’s 100 Best Companies to Work For report. We took a look at hiring demand at the top 10 of these companies over the past 120 days.
Fortune’s Best Companies to Work For in 2011 – Top 10:…Continue
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