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iHire Spotlights Indiana Job Market at 2019 HR Indiana Conference

Exhibiting at booth #625, recruiting technology leader breaks down state’s 374,000+ job opportunities from first half of year


Frederick, Maryland – Aug. 12, 2019 – iHire today shares a retrospective of the 2019 Indiana job market, spotlighting the 374,358 job opportunities promoted across its 56 industry-focused talent communities from Jan. 1, 2019 through July 1, 2019. iHire’s analysis, conducted in preparation for its exhibition at the 2019 HR Indiana Conference, can be found in the following infographic: https://go.ihire.com/417c

Notable characteristics of Indiana job openings from the first half of 2019 include:

  • Top Hiring Industries: Transportation (103,019), Nursing (42,411), and Sales (38,140) had the most job openings, followed by Retail, Hospitality, and Technology.
  • Top Career Titles: Career titles in highest demand included CDL Truck Driver (42,589), Sales Representative (26,782), and Registered Nurse/RN (15,657).
  • Top Desired Skills and Credentials: Candidate skills and credentials most frequently listed in job ads included management skills (25,054), training and development skills (24,330), and commercial driver’s licenses (21,845).
  • Top Hiring Cities: Indianapolis unsurprisingly boasted the most opportunities (74,963), and Fort Wayne (21,082), Evansville (10,456), and South Bend (8,300) followed.

“According to our job and job seeker databases, Indiana ranks 17th in the nation for 2019 job opportunities thus far,” said Jason Hayes, VP Employer Sales and Customer Success, iHire. “However, finding qualified talent to fill the thousands of open positions is easier said than done – a challenge employers are experiencing nationwide. We hope to help HR Indiana attendees address this issue with our candidate-centric recruiting platform that can save hiring staff time by quickly connecting them with career-driven applicants.”

In addition to highlighting these trends, iHire will showcase its industry-focused recruiting solutions at booth #625. Hiring professionals are invited to stop by during exhibit hall hours on Aug. 11 and 12 to learn more about iHire’s intuitive Resume Search, flexible Job Slots, automated Job Wraps, and more. Attendees can also try their luck on the iHire slot machine for a chance to win Amazon Echo Shows, designer purses, and other prizes.

Slated for Aug. 12–14 at the JW Marriott Indianapolis and Indiana Convention Center, the HR Indiana Conference is one of the largest regional HR conferences in the United States. It offers world-renowned keynote speakers, three days of educational sessions, networking opportunities, and exposure to the latest HR products and services.

To learn more about the state of the Indiana job market: https://go.ihire.com/417c

About iHire

iHire is a leading career-oriented platform that brings candidates and employers together in 56 industry-focused communities. We believe that by narrowing job seekers’ and employers’ searches within a specific industry, we can connect high-quality talent with the right opportunities faster, easier, and more effectively than a general job board. Everyone deserves to find work that is fulfilling, inspiring, and meaningful. Since 1999, we’ve combined cutting-edge technology with our expertise in the recruitment space and the invaluable insights of our members to achieve just that. Visit www.ihire.com for more information.

Author: Kristina Kelly, iHire
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