‘Steady to Stronger’ Hiring Overall
May tech recruiting revolved around Website Analytics, Wearable Health Technology, Mobile Apps, Cloud Enterprise Collaboration and Cloud Computing. The most hired positions included Data Scientist, Firmware Engineer, Server/Backend Developer, Business Analyst and Product Manager with focus on Content Organization & Discovery.
The jobs report showed a rise of 217,000 in May with the unemployment rate remaining unchanged at 6.3%. The jobs market saw an increase in hiring in professional and business services, health care and social assistance, food services, and transportation and warehousing sectors. (more…)
Recruiting, Staffing & Employment News – November 2013
Big Data in the Sky Requires Big Engineering and Sales Talent
October saw big hiring in Big Data, with an uptick in open positions in Data Center-Cloud Computing, Data Processing and Management, Cloud Migration SaaS Integration, and Enterprise Systems & Network Management. Digital Media & Content, and Publishing and Marketing Platform are also hot at the moment. (more…)
Bernanke Weighs In, CEOs Too
Growing Optimism on the Hiring Front
The Los Angeles Times reported today that:
The Fed chief also gave a somewhat more positive assessment of the employment situation, after last Friday’s report showing the nation’s unemployment rate falling to 9% last month from 9.4% in December and 9.8% in November.
He said: “Notable declines in the unemployment rate in December and January, together with improvement in indicators of job openings and firms’ hiring plans, do provide some grounds for optimism on the employment front .
In spite of this week’s conflicting short term data, we should be celebrating that the U.S. unemployment rate dropped unexpectedly to a low unseen since April 2009: 9%. Better yet, numerous surveys and CEO reports are optimistic: the outlook for 2011 is to refocus on innovation, competition, and hiring .
Redfish Technology reports surging demand in Software as a Service and Cloud Computing as well as Solar and Clean Tech companies, “From VP of Sales in high tech positions to PV Project Engineers, (more…)