Jobs Hiring in NYC
Jobs Hiring in NYC
As the country comes out of the recession, the landscape of jobs hiring in NYC has changed. New York City has fewer financial sector job openings. Instead there are job opportunities in technology in multiple sectors such as fashion, entertainment, media, marketing and online commerce. For instance, Facebook, Google and Buzzfeed are adding jobs rapidly. Tech companies are looking for experts in app design and development and in cyber security.
Technology Jobs in NYC
New York City may be the next Silicon Valley. The reasons for the tech boom are initiatives from government along with venture capital funding to start ups. The city has extended tax credits to businesses interested in operating in Manhattan and the other boroughs. Mayor Bill de Blasio has also launched a tech coalition called NYC Tech Talent Pipeline. Dozens of major companies such as LinkedIn, Google, Microsoft, Udacity, Betaworks, Foursquare, and Tumblr have committed to helping New Yorkers. There will be programs for both employers and job seekers to foster job supply and to increase the technology talent pool. There will be many training courses for high school and college students. Sign up here for more information: http://www.techtalentpipeline.nyc/
Which Jobs are Hiring?
Besides technology jobs, employment in restaurants, stores, healthcare and hotels is on the rise in NYC. Additionally, with increased government regulations and tighter budgets, companies are hiring employees with skills in data analytics and compliance. A quick summary of our job board reveals that the top posted job openings in NY, NY are for project managers, dental workers, tutors, sales associate, business analyst, administrative assistant, and tax professionals. Most positions are permanent, full time with the majority requiring a Bachelor’s degree. On the flip side, there are jobs for those with only high school diplomas as receptionists, sales associates, and assistant managers.
Job Search in New York, NY
2015 brings new ways to search for employment. Some job search companies are providing kiosks across the country. Many companies are utilizing apps to broadcast their open positions. Top searches by job seekers in NYC are for city, fashion, entry level, MTA, hotel, security, retail, marketing, nanny, receptionist, babysitting, personal assistant, social work, nonprofit, housekeeping, graphic design, production assistant and LPN jobs. Many of these seem to be on the lower pay scale. The searches also seem to be for very traditional employment. The question becomes whether job seekers are prepared for the current job market. Education and training is the key to meeting the demand in New York City.
The good news is that New York City is a huge economic force. There are jobs hiring for everyone. Most importantly, though, there are a lot of workforce training programs for those who need extra training to meet the challenges of the current employment climate. There are hundreds of free workforce courses available in the 5 boroughs. Many of them are offered at public libraries. Contact this website for more information: http://www.nyc.gov/html/ohcd/html/find_a_class/find_a_class.shtml