Thursday, January 7, 2010

Indeed’s 2009 Top Trends In Jobs publishes some great information when they slice and dice the huge database of jobs they maintain. And they’ve done it again, releasing Top Job Trends of 2009.

Indeed lists the top 4 hiring industries for 2009 as:

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  1. Education – up 38%
  2. Hospitality – up 20%
  3. Retail – up 17%
  4. Real Estate – up 4% .. yes, Real Estate

Even more interesting were the Top 10 fastest growing opportunities in 2009, based on keywords in job ads:

  1. Twitter
  2. Cloud Computing
  3. iPhone
  4. Facebook
  5. Corporate Social Responsibility
  6. Blogger
  7. Pediatrician
  8. Hospitalist
  9. Social Media
  10. Speech Language Pathologist (SLP)
"The emergence of social media opportunities is striking, with Twitter being the #1 growth trend along with Facebook (#4), Blogger (#6), and Social Media (#9). Other strong technology-related trends are Cloud Computing at #2 and iPhone at #3.

This year’s episodes of financial malfeasance have boosted the demand for Corporate Social Responsibility experts (#5). Healthcare hasn’t grown as an industry recently, but fast-growing pockets include Pediatrician (#7), Hospitalist (#8), and Speech Language Pathologist (SLP) (#10).

From: Indeed's Top Job Trends of 2009 "

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