Pittsburgh Hot Jobs (Summer/Fall 2009)
By Karen Litzinger, MA, LPC

The July 2009 issue of Pittsburgh Magazine contained an article about trends in current area job vacancies. The magazine analyzed job vacancies from a new regional job search web site, Imaginemynewjob.com. This web site aggregates job listings from employers and search engines within a 70-mile radius of downtown Pittsburgh. Trends showed good demand for:

Go to wqed.org/mag for the complete article. Networking is still the best job search strategy, with a 50-80% success rate compared to a 4-10% success rate for job search engines.

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