Q1 2017 HIRING MARKET ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE
Unemployment rates for many accounting and finance jobs are well below the national rate, making it challenging for companies to hire these professionals.
UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FOR ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE JOBS
Compliance officers: 2.1%
Payroll clerks: 2.1%
Financial analysts: 2.5%
Accountants and auditors: 3.1%
Bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks: 3.6%
Financial managers: 3.7%
National unemployment rate: 4.5%
BAD HIRES ABOUND
81% of small and midsize business owners admit to making a bad hire.
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Sources: U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics; Robert Half survey of more than 1,000 business owners and human resources managers in the United States at companies with 1 to 499 employees
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