2014 to experienced increased hiringCareerBuilder’s Midyear Job Forecast suggests sustained job growth for the second half of 2014. Nearly half of U.S. employers plan to add full-time, permanent headcount over the next six months, and one-third plan to hire temporary or contract workers, both improvements over the same period in 2013.

Survey results showed:

• 47 percent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, up from 44 percent last year

• 27 percent plan to hire part-time employees, up from 25 percent last year

• 33 percent plan to hire temporary or contract workers, up from 31 percent last year

Industries expected to outperform the national average for permanent hiring during the rest of 2014 include:

• Information Technology – 59 percent plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, up from 51 percent last year

• Financial Services – 57 percent plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, up from 52 percent last year

• Hospitality – 55 percent plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, up from 46 percent last year

• Health Care – 54 percent plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, up from 51 percent last year

• Manufacturing – 54 percent plan to hire full-time, permanent employees, up from 52 percent last year

The types of roles companies will most likely create over the next six months include:

• Jobs tied to social media – 11 percent

• Jobs tied to mobile technology – 11 percent

• Jobs tied to cloud technology – 10 percent

• Jobs tied to wellness – 10 percent

• Jobs tied to content strategy for the Web – 9 percent

• Jobs tied to managing and interpreting big data – 9 percent

• Jobs tied to cyber security – 8 percent

• Jobs tied to financial regulation – 8 percent

• Jobs tied to search technology – 8 percent

• Jobs tied to health informatics – 8 percent



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