Want to start the new year with a new career? We’ve got a fresh list of jobs that have experienced consistent hiring demand over the past four years and are expected to be hot again going into 2019.
Account executive, realtor, recruiter are among the top jobs for 2019
A new LinkedIn analysis of job openings finds that candidates with the right balance between hard skills and soft skills are likely to continue enjoy hiring attention in the new year.
That means the jobs that are in the highest demand include things like software engineer and data scientist — that value technological training — alongside positions where a people person could really shine, i.e. as a realtor or recruiter.
“These are the jobs that have been…experiencing sustained high hiring rates and large growth year-over-year, making them potentially more stable career choices,” the job networking website notes.
Here are the positions on this year’s tally:
|Job title||Number of openings||Companies that are hiring|
|Software engineer||80,000+||Red Bull, Adobe, Square|
|Account Executive||16,000+||Box, VentureBeat, Snap Inc.|
|Realtor||2,000+||Coldwell Banker, Century 21, Remax|
|Account Manager||17,000+||Oracle, Endeavor, Google|
|Recruiter||8,000+||Dropbox, Lyft, Facebook|
|Project Manager||42,000+||Dictionary.com, Airbnb, Pandora|
|Marketing Specialist||7,000+||Business Insider, Twitch, ipsy|
|Real Estate Agent||6,000+||Imagine Real Estate, The Alcove Group, Jovio|
|Product Manager||12,000+||Reddit, Pinterest, OpenTable|
|Data Scientist||6,000+||Twilio, Greylock Partners, Stripe|
You can see the rest of the LinkedIn 2018 Emerging Jobs Report here.
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