Demand for specific types of talent from staffing and recruiting firms can vary greatly from week to week. In this edition of the StaffingU Market Demand Report, we’ve analyzed what will be most and least in demand in key sectors. Recruiters are encouraged to actively recruit the titles in demand; salespeople should share this demand data with employers and actively sell talent to them.
MARKET DEMAND FORECAST – September 1, 2010
ADVERTISING AND CREATIVE
More Demand – Editors (up 25%)
Less Demand – Graphic Designers (down 10.9%)
More Demand – Chemical Engineers (up 16.3%)
Less Demand – Mechanical Drafters (down 15.5%)
FINANCE, ACCOUNTING, AND BANKING
More Demand – Tax Preparers (up 912.3%)
Less Demand – Loan Officers (down 12.3%)
More Demand – Speech-Language Pathologists ( up 1.5%)
Less Demand – Pharmacists (down 14.7%)
INDUSTRIAL, MANUFACTURING, and WAREHOUSE
More Demand – Machinists (up 6.1%)
Less Demand – Assemblers and Fabricators (down 14.8%)
More Demand – Computer Security Specialists (up 9.6%)
Less Demand – Programmers (down 7.6%)
OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT
More Demand – Office Managers and Supervisors (up 9.5%)
Less Demand – Legal Secretaries (down 12.2%)
More Demand – Retail Supervisors and Managers (up 20.9%)
Less Demand – Sales Reps (down 11.2%)
If you have a category you’d like us to analyze, send it to scottw@StaffingU.net.
StaffingU analyzes data supplied by WANTED Analytics in preparing this report.