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Brilliant Q1 2016 Accounting, Finance & IT Hiring Forecast

Since 2012, Brilliant, in conjunction with Dr. Richard Curtin, Director, Surveys of Consumers, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, has been producing a quarterly study analyzing the hiring trends and business factors affecting the accounting, finance and IT professions.

The comprehensive report includes proprietary data collected from hundreds of human resources professionals and hiring managers responsible for hiring accounting, finance and IT professionals within industries such as manufacturing, distribution, health care, consumer products, financial services, professional services, retail, real estate, insurance, technology and non-profit organizations, among many others.

Hiring Plans Strengthen for Accounting, Finance and Information Technology Moving Into Q1 2016
Open positions increase two-fold for IT while easing for accounting and finance

As we enter 2016, it’s important to examine how businesses plan to start out the second half of the decade. The talent pool continues to grow thin as more top accounting, finance and IT professionals secure new roles. Companies are needing to put forth more effort to locate and hire the best professionals for their teams by offering higher wages, incentives and flexible schedules.

According to the Brilliant Q1 2016 Accounting, Finance and IT Hiring Forecast, businesses are reporting fewer open accounting and finance positions, however, their plans for hiring in Q1 2016 are higher than one year prior. Further, open positions in IT have increased over last quarter and hiring plans are up as well. Overall, Q1 2016 is expected to remain strong as businesses plan to grow and expand their accounting, finance and IT functions…

To access the Top 11 Hiring Trends for Q1 2016 infographic, click here.

To view the Q1 2016 Hiring Forecast flipbook, click here.

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