Hot Industries and Jobs in 2014

2014 – a new year. It’s a time for new beginnings and a fresh slate. Did you or someone you know decide to make this the year to look for a new career change? If the answer is yes, then it is time to make that resolution come true.

There’s no doubt that the job market has been anything but ideal for the past few years, but according to CNN Money, the U.S. is finally at a point where it is able to face the challenges at hand. In fact, it’s predicted that 2014 will be the first year since the housing market collapse that growth will reach the three percent mark.

sucess2014What industries will obtain the highest level of growth and what jobs should you be seeking in the New Year After taking a look at 2013 reports, as well as projected outlooks for 2014, it’s clear that the finance, accounting and IT industries will continue to hold an abundance of opportunities.  According to, the best undergraduate programs for obtaining jobs in today’s market include finance, computer science, accounting, business administration and engineering.

Numerous positions in these industries made the list of U.S. News 100 Best Jobs of 2013. This list is a good predictor for 2014 because it evaluates each job on its variety of employment opportunities, salary, work-life balance and job security. A few jobs on the list include:

  • #4: Computer Systems Analyst
  • #20: IT Manager
  • #23: Computer Systems Administrator
  • #32: Financial Advisor
  • #36: Accountant 

As a recognized leader in Atlanta staffing and recruiting, we’ll be keeping a close eye on the job market this year. Stay on top of the trends by, following @Execu_Source on Twitter and connecting with us on LinkedIn. Looking for a job or need to find the perfect candidate – visit today.


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