CareerBuilder Job Forecast Puts IT, Full-Time Positions at Forefront of 2013 Staffing
CareerBuilder released its 2013 job forecast for the 10 largest global economies, reporting on the countries that are in the most stable financial position, the outlook for permanent hiring, and industries that will gain the most staffing attention this year.
Of the top ten world economies, Brazil and India top the list, with more than two-thirds of employers in these markets planning to add full time employees this year.
In the United States, more than 60% of employers reported that their company’s financial situation is stronger than it was last year. In Japan and Italy, companies reported that their financial situation has worsened.
Brazil leads the way for adding permanent employees in 2013, with 71% of employers stating they intend to add full-time employees to their staff. In the United States, 26% of companies say they intend to increase their full-time staff this year.
TOP JOBS FOR 2013
Across the globe, Information Technology tops the list of top industries for which organizations will be hiring this year, with the United States, Japan, Germany, France, Brazil, and India all including IT on their list. Sales and Customer Service will also be the top areas of focus in the United States this year.
WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR RECRUITING?
Technology, Sales and Customer Service will be the positions to heighten the focus on this year. Putting a stronger emphasis on these categories will ensure that Recruiters can align their goals with the global financial forecast, as well as uncover top talent within these industries.
Gaining a better understanding of the intricacies of these industries can ensure preparedness when it comes time to fill these growing positions. Maintain communication with companies and Hiring Managers about these positions early to remain ahead of the curve as the year moves forward.