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What Are the Most In Demand Jobs Right Now?

September 10th, 2020

There is a lot of great talent who are out of work right now. Are you one of them? If so, you are likely weighing your options. Maybe you are even considering a career change. There is no doubt COVID has changed the economy and the job market. Some industries are struggling while others are thriving. And some industries have remained consistent throughout the pandemic.

If you are on the hunt for a new job, it’s important to know which types of jobs and industries are hiring currently. You may want to consider looking outside of your industry or working in a different but related role than you are used to doing.

Toronto recruitment agency shares the most in demand jobs right now

The LinkedIn Talent Blog regularly monitors in demand jobs. They’ve found that hiring around the world has slowly started to rebound. In particular, they have found that advisory roles have seen a large spike in demand. Frontline in-person roles continue to see the most demand overall. As of August, here are the most in demand jobs overall and in demand remote jobs.

Most In Demand Jobs

Frontline and service-related roles are in most demand. Overall, here are the most in demand jobs:

  • Salespeople
  • Food delivery drivers
  • Registered nurse
  • Software engineer
  • Store associate
  • Cashier
  • Financial advisor
  • Stock clerk
  • Training supervisor
  • Project manager

Most In Demand Remote Jobs

Prefer to work remotely? Here are the most in demand remote jobs. As you’ll see, software, sales, and business-related roles top the list:

  • Software engineer
  • Software architect
  • DevOps engineer
  • Account manager
  • Back end developer
  • Project manager
  • Account executive
  • Sales manager
  • Sales development rep
  • Full stack engineer

If you are looking for work right now, the lists above can provide you with a good place to start looking. Whether you are interested in an in-person or remote role, there are companies hiring. Consult our recruitment agency to see available roles in your area.

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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 Executive Search / Board & C-Suite, Technology, Media, Digital & Marketing, Accounting & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Cannabis, Startup, Data Science, Consumer, eCommerce & Retail, Operations & HR, Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Engineering, Legal & Professional Services, Pharmaceutical & Life Sciences, Non-Profit & Sustainability, and Sales. IQ PARTNERS has its head office in Toronto. Click here to view current job openings and to register with us.

Brandon Young

Brandon is Senior Director, Client Services with IQ PARTNERS, focusing on recruiting top talent within the Financial Services and Insurance, Startups, and Emerging Technology industries.

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