Monday, February 10, 2014

The 19 hottest hiring sectors in Charlotte

The latest unemployment numbers out last week showed that the Charlotte area's post-recession recovery is still gaining strength.  But many people are still out there looking for work. If you want to understand which sectors are doing the most hiring, this analysis by Economic Model Specialists Inc., an arm of the Careerbuilder job search firm, breaks down which industries are adding jobs the fastest. One noteworthy nugget: the much-discussed resurgence of Charlotte's (high-tech) manufacturing sector shows up on this list, with the Queen City ranking 9th out of the 50 biggest metropolitan areas nationally in percent growth in manufacturing since 2010.