In the November 2016 National Jobs report, unemployment reached its lowest point since the recession at 4.6 percent. The trend continues in the first quarter of this year, making the 2017 career outlook seem very promising.
With the job market seemingly healthy, opportunities for young professionals to find good pay and and also fulfilling work abound. If you want to be at the top of the candidate list, however, you still need a strategic job search plan for 2017.
The 2017 Career Outlook
This infographic, from The Execu|search Group, compiles data from surveys completed in the last quarter of 2016. Employers, job seekers, and working professionals alike contributed to the survey. And as you’ll see, the data provides many learning moments that can help you fine-tune your job search strategy and career planning.
Take a look to learn more about hiring trends in 2017. We think you’ll agree: this is a very good time to launch your career!