This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Report: These 4 Industries Are Ready to Staff Up

By Dan Fastenberg

Since the financial crisis, employers have been hesitant to hire full-time employees, often blaming " economic uncertainty," among other problems. But according to CareerBuilder's latest mid-year forecast, that is changing. For the second year in a row, nearly half of 2000 employers surveyed, or 44%, said they plan to hire new full-time permanent employees during the final six months of the year. That is a big jump from 2011, when 35% said so. (CareerBuilder, which is an AOL Jobs partner, compiled the data from 2,000 hiring managers.)

CareerBuilder does not follow up on its projections. But the rosy outlook didn't entirely come to pass; as CBS Moneywatch reported, by the end of last year, the U.S. economy ended up adding about the same amount of new jobs as it did in 2011. Still, that total number of new jobs added both years was about 1.8 million.

Part-Time Hiring Up According to this year's survey, a full 25% of employers also said they plan to hire part-time workers, a modest increase from last year's total of 21%. Hiring of temp workers has surged 7.5 percent in the past year, which is five times more than the overall hiring rate during the same time period. Many economists speculate that employers are opting for temp workers as a way to keep costs down. And they're able to do so because the high unemployment rate has left many Americans willing to accept low-paying jobs with no benefits.

Where To Find Permanent Jobs With Benefits Four industries, however, stand out as notable exceptions in the CareerBuilder report. Even in an environment in which Americans feel they can only either part-time or low-paying work, these industries are still planning to hire plenty of full-time permanent workers.

4. Professional and Business Services

Companies that plan to hire: 43%

Find a job now in professional and business services.

3. Health care

Companies that plan to hire: 51%

Find a job now in health care.

2. Information Technology

Companies that plan to hire: 51%

Find a job now in information technology.

1. Financial Services

Companies that plan to hire: 52%

Find a job now in financial services.



More From AOL Jobs

The Trick To Getting A Job At A Hot Start-Up

12 Characteristics Of Highly Successful Entrepreneurs

What NOT To Do When You Lose Your Job

Select the service that is right for you!

COMPARE ALL SERVICES
Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
DOW 17,279.74 +13.75 0.08%
S&P 500 2,010.40 -0.96 -0.05%
NASDAQ 4,579.7890 -13.6380 -0.30%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from Bankrate.com

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs