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Salary Guides Reveal Employer’s Need to Secure In-Demand Professionals

October 10, 2013
Salary Guides Reveal Employer’s Need to Secure In-Demand Professionals

Current Labor Indicators 


  • Total Unemployment: 7.3%
  • College Educated Unemployment: 3.5%
  • Total Job Loss/Gain: +169,000
  • Temporary Penetration Rate: 1.9%


Special note: Due to the government shutdown, the Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly employment report has been delayed. 


This month, Kforce released its Salary & Employment Guides which provide employers with insight into the IT and finance and accounting skills in demand for 2014, cities competing for professionals with these skills, as well as salaries for talent in these specialty areas.


Technology Skills in Demand


  • Project management
  • Development
  • Analysis


Finance & Accounting Skills in Demand


  • Accounting
  • Accounts Receivable/Accounts Payable
  • Analysis


Today’s top professionals with the skills listed above have multiple opportunities to choose from, so it’s becoming increasingly important to shorten the hiring and recruiting process to secure these professionals.


In-Demand Talent Goes Fast 

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About the author

Michael Blackman

As Chief Corporate Development Officer, Michael Blackman, a twenty year Kforce veteran, is the primary focal point for the Firm with the Wall Street investment and financial communities. He is regularly sought out by leading economists for his perspectives on the economy and labor markets, and contributes to a number of key proprietary economic publications.


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