Careers Slideshow: Hiring Trends: Why CIOs Need to Look Beyond IT

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 08-06-2012

44%

44 percent respondents say they will be hiring full-time, permanent staff by year's end, up from 35 percent in second-half 2011.

44%

21%

21 percent of respondents say they're looking for part-time workers in the next several months, up from 15 percent in second-half 2011.

21%

21%

Another 21 percent of respondents said that they'll be hiring contract or temporary employees in second-half 2012, up from 12 percent in the same period last year.

21%

All sizes

Second-half 2012 hiring plans span businesses of all sizes. In fact, 21 percent of respondents from companies with 50 or fewer employees plan to hire full-time staff; 31 percent of respondents with 250 or fewer employees will be adding full-time staff.

All sizes

34%

34 percent of respondents with 500 or fewer employees will be adding full-time staff in second-half 2012.

34%

IT Hiring

22 percent of respondents say that they'll be adding employees in IT in second-half 2012.

IT Hiring

Customer Service

24 percent of respondents will be adding customer service jobs in the last six months of this year.

Customer Service

Other bright spots

Sales and Administrative Services took the third and fourth spots in the survey, with 21 percent and 16 percent of respondents, respectively, saying they want to add workers in those departments before year's end.

Other bright spots

Emerging Trends

CareerBuilder examined emerging occupations, and found that 16 percent of respondents now have jobs tied to social media that weren't there five years ago.

Emerging Trends

Data Jobs

15 percent of respondents now have jobs tied to storing and managing data that didn't exist five years ago.

Data Jobs

Cyber-Security

12 percent of respondents say that they now have cyber security-focused jobs that didn't exist five years ago.

Cyber-Security