Latest Career Trends 2016

Learning about the latest career trends in 2016 is one of the most important things that every applicant must remember and study about so that he or she can gain an edge over the rest of the applicants vying for the same position. To learn of the freshest and most updated career trends, read on and check them all below.

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Top 12 Skills for the 21st Century Workers

  1. Critical Thinking
  2. Creative Thinking
  3. Collaborating
  4. Communicating
  5. Information
  6. Media Literacy
  7. Technology
  8. Flexibility
  9. Initiative
  10. Social Skills
  11. Productivity
  12. Leadership

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The UK’s Top 10 Dream Jobs 2016

  1. Doctor: $175, 145-$209,089
  2. Scientist: $75,957
  3. Lawyer: $51,170-$131,990
  4. Teacher: $45,530-$74,796
  5. Actor: $43,472-$64,410
  6. Artist: $42,319-$57,912
  7. TV Personality: $39,980
  8. Shopkeeper: $35,666-$45,538
  9. Musician: $28,000-$143,000
  10. Holiday Representative: $8,400-$9,600

Lowest Number of Job Opportunities

  • San Francisco: 59,531
  • Denver: 43,411
  • Minneapolis: 46,740
  • San Diego: 24,863
  • Detroit: 33,035

Highest Number of Job Opportunities

  • New York: 177,670
  • Chicago: 72,638
  • Los Angeles: 87,005
  • Washington: 66,339
  • Boston: 67,987

8 Social Recruitment Stats

  • 73% of 18-34 years olds found their jobs on social networking sites
  • 59% of recruiters revealed that the candidates they sourced from social media are of highest quality
  • 3 in 5 job seekers, or 60%, have used their mobile devices in looking for a job in the past year
  • 94% of recruiters are said to be always active on LinkedIn
  • 94% of content containing images can attract over 94% in total views as compared with content without images
  • 73% of the recruiters revealed that one secret to compete against other competitors or employers, they highlight their company culture
  • Videos are shared 12x more than text and links posts combined
  • 21% of candidates say that they found their best or favorite job through a social networking site

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