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The fall is a popular time of the year for people to start thinking about making a move. With the new year in the not too distant future, it’s a common time for people to think about the year that was and the year ahead. For many professionals, this means making a career move.
Good news! LinkedIn recently unveiled the top skills that they believe can get you hired in 2017. Based on their data, they have put together a list of the top 10 skills that are in demand globally and top skills by country.
Here are the top skills that are in demand by employers globally:
Many of the globally in demand skills are also in demand in the Canadian market:
The study also identified a number of trends that job seekers need to be conscious of as we head into 2017:
How this information impacts you and your career goals is dependent on your current situation. But, if you are looking to expand your skill set, the above areas are where you should focus to make yourself a more attractive candidate to employers.
Here are some additional tips and insights from our recruiters that will help you become a more attractive job candidate:
IQ PARTNERS is an Executive Search & Recruitment firm supporting clients across the country. We help companies hire better, hire less & retain more. We have specialist teams of recruiters in Financial Services & Insurance, Marketing Communications & Media, Emerging Tech & Telecom, Consumer Goods & Retail, B2B & Industrial, Technology, Accounting & Finance, HR & Operations and Mining & Engineering. IQ PARTNERS has its head office in Toronto and operates internationally via Aravati Global Search Network. Click here to view current job openings and to register with us.
Randy co-founded IQ PARTNERS in 2001 and currently operates as a Senior Partner, focusing on business development within executive search, media, and sales recruitment. His accomplishments include building over a dozen digital media sales teams for digital start-ups, publishers, and mobile app developers. He has also helped launch an international smartphone manufacturer from the ground up, building its entire hardware, software, and sales teams.