Q1 2017 Hiring Market for Creative and Marketing Positions

By Paul Love on April 15, 2017 at 10:53pm

Q1 2017 HIRING MARKET CREATIVE AND MARKETING

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

UNEMPLOYMENT RATES FOR CREATIVE AND MARKETING JOBS

Marketing managers: 1.6%

Editors: 3.1%

Designers: 3.3%

Public relations specialists: 4.0%

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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Source: 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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