It’s a new year and that means there are plenty of new opportunities on the horizon! If you’re in the market for a new career move, use Glassdoor’s list of 2017’s best places to work as your inspiration.
Silicon Valley isn’t the only place great for Technology careers. Tech hubs are popping up all over the place and we have some of the best cities to look into.
The tech industry is booming which makes it a highly desired career area for many job seekers, not to mention the industry pays well too. But what are the highest paying tech jobs? Glassdoor recently answered that question when the job hunting site created a list of the 25 best-paying jobs that are in high demand.
Remote jobs continue to be on the rise as the number of remote or telecommuting job listings rose 26 percent in 2104, and it’s expected to continue to increase this year.
Science, technology, engineering, mathematics jobs aka STEM jobs are becoming a hot commodity for jobs seekers.
Growing interest in STEM fields have had a positive impact in the job market. While the average salary for all occupations is around $47,000, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the average salary for people in STEM fields in 2014 was about $81,000. STEM jobs are expected to outpace other fields and increase 18.7% by 2020.
The engineering industry is a field that has high demand jobs but also high salaries. College graduates trained in in-demand engineering fields can earn some of the highest salaries. While a bachelor’s degree is usually the minimum requirement, some positions require more experience and/or training.
From entry level to senior status, here are some of the highest paying engineering careers.
Not only is CompuCom known for their award winning IT outsourcing, but the IT leader is also readily looking to hire military veterans. With over 11,500 associates, their diverse team includes, veterans, veteran spouses, and family members. CompuCom supports all veterans and recognizes the value and dedication they can bring to the workplace.
As we enter 2015, job seekers are probably wondering where to start? Making New Years resolutions of finding the career of their dreams or going after a better paying job. Well Adecco released a list of industries that plan to increase in 2015.
Marketing: According to a recent article from AOL, the need for marketing executives is steadily increasing, which in turn could create a higher demand for marketing analytic roles. There is also a high demand for mobile marketing as more and more mobile devices are released and more people spend time on their devices. Large companies are also seeking content and social media marketing as well as people who can work with web anatlyics. As the world becomes increasingly more technology based, these jobs will continue to flourish.
Here’s quick snapshot of news around the industry!
Around the Staffing Industry:
- 7 innovative ways recruiters are attracting top talent. [Brazen Careerist]
- 5 recruiting practices that are hurting your organization including ignoring the unemployed, filtering out candidates by job title and offer uncompetitive wages. [ERE]
- 92% of candidates are willing to move for the right job if offered a relocation package. [Staffing Stream]
- About 25% of employers feel that salary transparency is a positive way to ensure pay equality and dispel wrong assumptions. [The Hiring Site]
- Why every small business needs an Applicant Tracking System. [Simply Hired]
- The average “time to fill” has stretched to 25 days…the longest since 2001. [ERE]