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The Hottest Jobs of 2016

Posted by Will Dolby on 20/01/16 14:49

January is a busy month for job hunters, with the number of job applications increasing by a whopping 100%. Maybe it’s those torrid January blues, or perhaps a New Year’s resolution that’s actually being followed through.

Job application

So with all these applications being made, which job roles will be the most sought after in 2016?

Fortunately for us, the kind folk at Glassdoor have compiled a list of top jobs, based on earning potential, career opportunities, and the number of available openings. And with the results in, it’s good news for Business Development Managers who topped the pile. Special mention also going to Finance Managers and Operations Managers, who came in second and third respectively.

So without further ado, here’s the top 25 professions of 2016.

*drum roll please*

  1. Business Development Manager
  2. Finance Manager
  3. Operations Manager
  4. HR Manager
  5. Marketing Manager
  6. Business Analyst
  7. Commercial Manager
  8. Project Manager
  9. Product Manager
  10. Software Engineer
  11. Marketing Analyst
  12. Account Manager
  13. Recruiting Manager
  14. Recruitment Consultant
  15. Solutions Architect
  16. Sales Manager
  17. Brand Manager
  18. Accountant
  19. Business Development Executive
  20. Consultant
  21. Talent Acquisition Specialist
  22. Design Engineer
  23. Service Manager
  24. Trader
  25. Personal Assistant

Companies hiring in 2016

So if you’re a hiring manager, or responsible for talent acquisition, it’s time to take note – these roles are sure to be in high demand this year.

And when recruitment starts to give you a headache, it’s time to get in touch. We’ll connect you with a community of recruitment agencies, so you can find the best talent, faster and without the hassle.

Topics: Employment, Recruitment, Human Resources

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