The overall unemployment rate in the Twin Cities is 3 percent. This is great news for job seekers. And there are still in-demand job positions in the finance, accounting, administrative, creative, legal and technology industries. Companies will be hiring aggressively for these positions in the Twin Cities during 2015. If you don’t have a recruiter’s number on your speed dial, now is the time to put it there!
According to Jessica Kuhl, division director for Robert Half Legal, “Corporate paralegals and legal filing clerks are in high demand right now and we’re starting to see a growing need for IP legal assistants. Additionally, complex litigation paralegals are trending in the Minneapolis market.”
Administrative assistants and customer service reps are the administrative jobs to watch for. “If you’re a job seeker looking to get into customer service, there’s an increase in demand for these positions in the manufacturing and medical device industries,” says OfficeTeam division director, Laura Nei.
Curious about hot jobs in the creative industry? Web designers and copywriters are the on the rise in Minneapolis. Dustin Naugle, division director for The Creative Group adds, “Copywriters especially continue to be a top in-demand skill set. Everyone needs a strong copywriter!”
Regarding jobs in finance and accounting, these two jobs are hot, hot hot! There’s a major need for staff accountants and financial analysts, according to Cory Kanz, branch manager for Accountemps. “Unemployment for financial analysts is really low. Many companies are looking to bring in talent who can identify ways to get more results and improve efficiencies.”
For all you techies, we covered the hottest tech jobs in the Twin Cities for Q1 and Q2 in a recent press release.
Those looking to make a career change or searching for a new opportunity may want to consider these in-demand areas!