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The Grind: Is Your Job Hot Right Now?


Survey results that identify the "25 Most Wanted US Job Candidates" were just released by Jobfox, who says that the results show which jobs are "in greatest demand by recruiters and other employer agents who use Jobfox to search for and find new or replacement workers." The company notes that the findings reflect the most wanted professions by employers during a 120-day period ending May 1, 2008. Is your job hot right now?

  1. Sales Representative/Business Development (U.S. median salary: $65-$75K)
  2. Software Design/Development ($85-$95K)
  3. Accounting ($45-$55K)
  4. Accounting/Finance Executive ($65-$75K)
  5. Networking/System Administration ($65-$75K)
  6. Nursing ($35-$45K)
  7. Project/Engagement Management ($85-$95K)
  8. Business Analysis, Software Implementation ($85-$95K)
  9. Business Analysis, Research ($75-$85K)
  10. Administrative Assistant ($35-$45K)

There are 15 more on the list, find out what other jobs are trendy when you read more

  1. Technology Executive ($115-$125)
  2. Product Management ($85-$95K)
  3. Finance ($65-$75K)
  4. Testing / Quality Assurance ($65-$75K)
  5. Database Administration ($75-$85K)
  6. Account / Customer Support ($35-$45K)
  7. Electrical Engineering ($65-75K)
  8. Sales Executive ($85-95K)
  9. Mechanical Engineering ($65-$75K)
  10. Government Contracts Administration ($55-65K)
  11. Biotech and Pharma Research ($65-$75K)
  12. Training ($55-$65K)
  13. Senior Executive Assistant ($45-$55K)
  14. Recruiting / Staffing ($65-$75K)
  15. Retail Banking ($35-$45K)

If you're curious about what these jobs actually entail, Jobfox includes descriptions for all 25 jobs on their website.

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