Demand for HR Execs on the Rise as
Demand for human resource executives is on the rise, according
to a report by JobFox. Human resource executives are now the 25th most wanted
profession, according to the Jobfox rankings report for June.
Recruiting/staffing professionals ranked 24th--the second-consecutive month that
recruiters have held this position.
"There are still many
bright spots, even in the face of an uncertain economy," says Rob McGovern, CEO
of Jobfox. "Most companies continue to place a premium on the recruitment and
retention of qualified professionals. There will be layoffs, but most companies
are depending on human resource managers to keep talent losses to a minimum. And
many companies continue to aggressively seek new sources of talent from their
10 most wanted professions include:
• Business analysis
The June 2008 rankings
were derived from a stratified random sample of more than 4,000 U.S. job
openings from the Jobfox database during a 120-day period ending March 24, 2008.
In total, Jobfox identified more than 150 distinct professions for which
employers were seeking candidates during the period.