Brilliant Q4 2016 Accounting, Finance & IT Hiring Forecast
Since 2012, Brilliant, an award-winning search, staffing and management resources firm in partnership with Dr. Richard Curtin, Director, Surveys of Consumers, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich. has been conducting a quarterly study on the hiring trends and business factors affecting the accounting, finance and information technology professions.
The comprehensive report includes proprietary data collected from hiring managers and human resources professionals responsible for hiring accounting, finance and/or IT professionals within the manufacturing, distribution, health care, consumer products, financial services, professional services, retail, real estate, insurance, technology, and non-profit industries, among others.
Recent Study by Brilliant™ Indicates the Biggest Spike in Hiring Plans for Accounting, Finance and Information Technology Professionals Since 2014
AS WE APPROACH THE FINAL QUARTER OF 2016, it’s important to take a look at how businesses plan to round out the year. The talent pool is tightening as companies continue to compete for top accounting, finance and information technology (IT) talent. Subsequently, companies are offering higher wages and benefits in order to win the war for talent. Nevertheless, businesses are reporting the biggest plans to hire accounting, finance and IT professionals over the next 12 months—more than has been reported in the past two years.
The Brilliant Q4 2016 Accounting, Finance and IT Hiring Forecast indicates one-third of hiring managers and human resources professionals surveyed reported unfilled positions in accounting, finance and IT. Plus, their hiring plans reached the highest level we’ve seen in the past two years. Additionally, businesses plan to expand their IT teams substantially in the year ahead, and the majority of survey takers indicating wanting to fill their open roles for accounting, finance and IT as soon as possible…
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