Ashley Zito Rowe's Blog – February 2014 Archive (7)

Best Tech Jobs and the Best Places to Recruit Them

US News recently released their Best Jobs of 2014 which are based on employment opportunity, good salary, manageable work-life balance, and job security.

For the first time ever, an IT job ranked #1, as tech and healthcare jobs dominated the top of the list. Business occupations also…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 27, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

How Competitive Is Your Advertised IT Salary?

The competition for IT candidates continues to be a hot topic. One method of attracting top talent is by including salaries in job ads. Using methodology which looks at advertised salaries throughout the US and determines a market range.

These numbers reflect only job ads that include an advertised salary, as some employers may not list a potential salary in the ad.…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 20, 2014 at 10:00am — 3 Comments

How Does Education and Experience Level Affect Hiring Trends for Registered Nurses

Tim Spagnola of RecruitingBlogs asked us about recruitment analytics for Advanced Practical Nurse (APRN) providers.

We took this a step further and analyzed hiring trends for Registered Nurses based on experience level, Junior (0-2 yrs.), Middle (3 - 7 yrs.), and Senior (8+ yrs.), as well…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 18, 2014 at 10:30am — 4 Comments

Is Python the "Must Have" Programming Language?

Java, JavaScript, and Structured Query Language (SQL) are the most in-demand programming languages, according to WANTED Analytics. However, Python is growing in demand quickly. Could Python soon replace them as the most in-demand programming language? As of January 2014, overall hiring demand for IT jobs was down…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 13, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments

Demand for IT Skills in Healthcare Slows, But Talent Shortage Remains

After 2 years of rising demand and reaching an all-time high in September 2013, demand for IT jobs in healthcare and social assistance has started to decline, according to WANTED Analytics. As of January, there were about 14,100 job listings, which was down 17% since last January. Despite drops in the number of…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 11, 2014 at 10:21am — 1 Comment

US Jobs Report Falls Below Expectations, Adding Just 113,000 Jobs in January

This morning, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released their Employment Situation Summary for January, showing that the US economy added 113,000 jobs last month. This fell short than what was predicted by many economists. However, the unemployment rate notched down from 6.7% to 6.6%, marking a new 5-year low. The BLS also released updated November and December data, with 34,000 more jobs in these months then were…

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 7, 2014 at 11:45am — No Comments

Are IT Jobs Getting Harder or Easier to Fill?

IT jobs are likely to be the hardest-to-recruit occupational category across all fields. According to the WANTED Analytics Hiring Scale, computer occupations score an 80, up 4 points since we reported on …

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Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 6, 2014 at 10:29am — 6 Comments

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