Truck Driver is one of the most difficult to recruit transportation positions and one of the most in-demand jobs, according to WANTED analytics recruiting metrics. On average, Truck Driver scores a 59 on the Hiring Scale, indicating that Recruiters are likely to encounter moderate difficulty sourcing candidates. The Hiring Scale factors in supply, demand, salary, local and national conditions, unemployment rates, job site sources, and other factors to determine how hard-to-fill a job is…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on March 18, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
Since the recruiting environment is constantly evolving as new technologies become available and more widely adopted, we were curious to see what skills or tools are currently being advertised in Recruiter job ads.
What (hard) skills should Recruiters cultivate for their career path?
If you're filling these roles, how hard-to-fill are they likely to be? We…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 27, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments
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.…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 13, 2014 at 10:37am — No Comments
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…Continue
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…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on February 7, 2014 at 11:45am — No Comments
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 …Continue
A few years ago, RiseSmart, an outplacement company, found a correlation between lower unemployment rates and Super Bowl victories.
They analyzed unemployment rates for the metro areas whose teams played in the past 20 games and found…Continue
Added by Ashley Zito Rowe on January 30, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments
We've seen an increasing number of listings that advertise for the specific job title of Data Scientist. As more companies make use of their data and turn numbers into actionable insight, it's not surprising that data titles are rising in demand.
In January 2013, there were 1,030 job listings that advertised for a Data Scientist. Over the past 30 days, there were…Continue
The 50 most commonly required certifications are advertised in 30% of all job ads. Wanted Analytics analyzed the hiring difficulty for 50 of the certifications, licenses, or other requirements that appear in job ads and listed the ones that score the highest on our…Continue