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Randstad Reveals 2014 Hot Jobs List

ATLANTA, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. economy and job market ended 2013 on a high note. In an environment shaped by healthcare reform, onshore manufacturing and Big Data, what positions will be most in-demand in 2014? Randstad, the world's second largest staffing and HR services firm, shares its picks for hot jobs across all industries including healthcare, technology, pharma, human resources, finance and accounting, office and administration, engineering and manufacturing.

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2014's Hottest

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In-demand Skills and

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Our Industry Expert Says…

Engineering Jobs

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  1. Civil engineer
  2. Manufacturing
    engineer
  1. BS Engineering
  2. Six Sigma certification

"When there is a lot of construction going on or federal funding for large scale, cross-country initiatives, the need for civil engineers heightens even more. Engineering is one of few fields that will always be a vital element to technological and business advancement."

 

– Richard Zambacca, President, Randstad Engineering

Finance & Accounting Jobs

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  1. Accounting manager
  2. Public accountant
  1. ERP software experience
  2. Certified Public Accountant (CPA) certification

"While industry experience remains critical, employers are increasingly looking for talent with greater soft skills – such as strong communication and analytical skills - which transfer to all facets of business."

 

– Rebecca Callahan, Group President of Professional Solutions, Randstad

Physician Jobs

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  1. Primary Care Physician
  2. Hospitalist
  1. Flexible schedules (available days and nights)
  2. Experience in acute care clinical environments

 

"With the anticipated increase in patients who have access to health insurance, it's no surprise that primary care physicians continue to be the most in-demand physician specialty in the U.S."

 

– Steve McMahan, President, Randstad Healthcare

Manufacturing & Logistics Jobs

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  1. Machine operator
  2. Maintenance technician
  1. Technical degree or certification
  2. Computer skills and machine programming

"Manufacturing is projected to drive growth for America's economy in 2014, but there is a persistent concern among hiring managers about the emerging skills gap within the industry."

 

– Phyllis Finley, Executive Vice President, Randstad

Office & Administration Jobs

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  1. Accounting assistant
  2. Customer service representative
  1. Knowledge of P&Ls and other financial statements
  2. Ability to multi-task while delivering exceptional customer service

 

"Gone are the days when workers strictly handle inbound calls. Companies need administrative professionals with experience ranging from light bookkeeping to customer service. Clients are looking for candidates who are multi-faceted and can handle a variety of tasks."

 

–  Phyllis Finley, Executive Vice President, Randstad

Pharma Jobs

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  1. Drug safety specialist
  2. Regulatory issue specialist

 

  1. Knowledge of FDA requirements
  2. Understanding of local, regional and global regulatory issues

"Candidates with experience in study management, pharmacovigilance (PV) and medical writing are critical for companies developing drugs and treatments within a broad range of therapeutic areas, including orphan diseases."

 

– Greg Coir, President, Randstad Pharma

Information Technology Jobs

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  1. Mobile application developer
  2. Cloud security specialist

 

  1. Building mobile and tablet applications in Android environments
  2. Knowledge of storage design and implementation strategies

"Globalization and managing the complexities of virtual environments has made the need for well-rounded technology candidates more important than ever."

 

-Bob Dickey, Group President of Technology and Engineering, Randstad

Nursing and Allied Health Jobs

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  1. Registered nurse
  2. Medical assistant
  1. For nursing, experience with electronic medical records and computer documentation skills
  2. For medical assistants, EMR experience; Bilingual (English/Spanish)

"With the growing nursing shortage, ageing population and technology advancements that have led to increased availability of medical procedures, nursing continues to be a profession for which there is very strong demand."

– Steve McMahan, President, Randstad Healthcare

Human Resources

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  1. Payroll specialist
  2. Recruiter
  1. Software and systems experience, such as HRIS
  2. PHR or SPHR certification

"The spike in HR positions in recent months is indicative of an economy in preparation to hire and is a very positive sign for 2014." 

 

– Rebecca Callahan, Group President of Professional Solutions, Randstad

To learn more Randstad's 2014 Hot Jobs, click here!  

About Randstad US
Randstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22.0 billion global provider of HR services. As the third largest staffing organization in the U.S., Randstad holds top positions in permanent placement, office and administrative, IT and accounting and finance. From professional services, commercial staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, to managed services and more, Randstad delivers a comprehensive range of temporary, temporary-to-hire, permanent placement and outsourced placement services. With its 5,660 employment experts, Randstad puts an average of nearly 100,000 people to work in the U.S. each week, through its network of more than 900 branches and client-dedicated locations.

Learn more at www.randstadusa.com and access Randstad's panoramic U.S. thought leadership knowledge center through its Workforce360 site that offers valuable insight into the latest economic indicators and HR trends shaping the world of work.

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