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Mobile, Big Data Among Hottest Areas for Hiring

A recent CareerBuilder survey of more than 2,000 hiring managers and human resources professionals found that over the next six months, employers will focus their hiring and recruiting efforts on roles involving newer technologies, big data, social media and financial services. From July through December, employers plan to hire for jobs tied to the following areas:

  • Mobile technology: 16 percent
  • Cloud technology: 15 percent
  • Social media: 13 percent
  • Big data management and interpretation: 12 percent
  • Financial regulation: 10 percent
  • Health informatics: 10 percent
  • Cyber security: 9 percent

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Mary Lorenz

About Mary Lorenz

Mary is a copywriter for CareerBuilder, specializing in B2B marketing and corporate recruiting best practices and social media. In addition to creating copy for corporate advertising and marketing campaigns, she researches and writes about employee attraction, engagement and retention. Whenever possible, she makes references to pop culture. Sometimes, those references are even relevant. A New Orleans native, Mary now lives in Chicago, right down the street from the best sushi place in the city. It's awesome.


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