10 Scarce Job Skills in Atlanta

March 27, 2018

Job skill scarcity occurs when employer demand for a certain skill exceeds worker supply of that skill in a certain area. In other words, these are the skills employers are actively seeking and having trouble finding. As a job seeker, it’s beneficial to pay attention to what skills are scarce in certain areas to know where it may be easier for you to find a job within your skillset or what skills you could acquire to be more attractive to employers in your city.

LinkedIn recently released its March 2018 Workforce Report, which is a monthly report on employment trends in the U.S. workforce. According to the report, these 10 skills are in high-demand in Atlanta:

  1. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  2. Healthcare management
  3. C/C++ Developer
  4. Non-profit, fundraising and grant making
  5. Nursing
  6. Education and teaching
  7. Other construction
  8. Insurance
  9. Ecology and environmental science
  10. Library and information

Whether you’re a candidate seeking a job or a company seeking talent in Atlanta, ITAC can help. Contact ITAC’s Atlanta office today to learn more about our staffing and recruiting processes.

ITAC Solutions is a recruiting firm headquartered in Birmingham with additional offices in Atlanta, Huntsville, Mobile and Nashville.  ITAC specializes in the temporary, contract, and direct placement of accounting, information technology, corporate and administrative professionals.


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