Q4 2016 Hiring Market — Legal Positions

By Robert Half February 1, 2017 at 9:01pm

Q4 2016 HIRING MARKET

Legal Positions

Unemployment rates for many technology jobs are well below the national rate, making it challenging for companies to hire these professionals.

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FOR LEGAL JOBS

Lawyers: 0.8%

Paralegals and legal assistants: 2.2%

National unemployment rate: 4.7%

GOOD HELP IS HARD TO FIND

62% of executives say it is challenging to find skilled candidates for professional-level positions today.

READY TO HIRE? CALL ROBERT HALF LEGAL AT 1-888-356-5517.

Sources: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics; Robert Half survey of more than 2,200 CFOs in the United States

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