Are you currently in the United States job market? If so, one of the first things you should understand is that it’s definitely a geek’s job paradise right now.
The numbers are in for candidates looking to get hired this year. Monster.com recently released a Candidate Survey with some surprising results. For starters, the job market is generally healthy, but the competition is fierce. According to Monster.com, 33 percent of Americans intend to get hired in 2019.
It's a candidate's market right now, but at the same time, job layoffs are at a record high. The numbers speak for themselves. In the first quarter of the year, layoffs reached 190,410.
Jobs on the decline have professionals scrambling for available positions that may require continually more stringent requirements for dwindling pay.
With technology advancing at a rapid rate, the market is undergoing a dramatic shift in how business is done. New solutions are being implemented, and innovative ideas are being put into motion. Things are taking shape that was unfathomable just years ago. Companies making these big leaps are called disruptors, and they are forever changing the business world.