Beyond.com, Inc. Reports Significant Growth in Online Jobs within the Management & Business Sector
Sales, IT and Healthcare Jobs Remain Strong
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – January 17, 2007 - Beyond.com, Inc., the largest niche career network for business professionals, released its Fourth Quarter 2006 Career Trends Analysis Report. The report indicated that the Management & Business sector exhibited the largest percentage growth in online job postings over third quarter 2006 with 2.57%. Other growth industries noted included Travel, Hospitality & Restaurant (1.87%) and Sales & Sales Management (1.16%), which again secured the top position for online jobs posted in fourth quarter 2006. Information Technology and Healthcare & Medical jobs rounded out the top three positions.
In addition, the Management & Business sector also exhibited the largest percentage increase in online job postings over the past 12 months with 5.38%. It was also noted as the top industry within six metropolitan regions including Philadelphia, Boston and Miami.
“We are pleased to see an upward trend in jobs within the Management & Business sector,” said Rich Milgram, CEO of Beyond.com, Inc. “As the economy strengthened, companies began to hire resources to continue to expand and grow their business. A natural progression is the hiring of management to oversee resources, furthering corporate development and overall economic growth. In addition, it is important for companies to continue to employ targeted hiring practices to attract the right talent in support of their strategic objectives in the New Year.”
Beyond.com also reported that more than 66% of network candidates in the Management & Business sector have a four-year college degree or higher and nearly 60% have ten or more years of work experience. These statistics signify a highly-skilled and educated candidate base for employers to support and grow their organization. Reports are available on 25 industry sectors by subscribing to the Beyond.com Corporate Communications Package at http://www.Beyond.com/Media.
About Beyond.com, Inc.
Beyond.com, Inc., the largest provider of career software, powers a network of more than 11,000 niche websites and online communities dedicated to helping business professionals, corporations and vertical communities connect with each other by providing relevant search and networking tools for every stage of career, business and life. Product and service categories include: careers and recruitment, HR technologies, education, search engines, life management, and networking.