Where to find jobs in 2017

Where to find jobs in 2017
  • Sales and Marketing, office administrators and accountants listed as people most sought by organizations
  • A survey conducted by Corporate Staffing Service indicates most companies want to be noticed online and increase their brand presence.

Job opportunities in 2017 will be found in areas such as sales and marketing, Information Communication Technology (ICT), administration and accounting, a new survey has revealed.

The survey titled ‘job outlook survey 2017’: Trends, challenges and future outlook conducted by Corporate Staffing indicate that sales and marketing positions are the most sought after jobs at 30.1 percent, followed ICT at 23 percent, administration and accountants 22 and 21 percent respectively and technical skills at 19.4 percent.

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The survey indicates that most organizations are looking to intensify their brand marketing to push their revenues up and increase their brand presence in in the market hence the need for sales marketers.

Other organizations will automate their services and will also require technological support in ICT round the year.

The survey was conducted between January and February this year with a sample size of 892 Human Resource Professionals spread across more than 12 different sectors.

The survey respondents were drawn from different business areas with financial services such as Banking Insurance, Sacco, Micro Finance, public service, education and Non-Governmental Organizations sectors forming the majority of the respondents.



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