People looking for sales jobs and engineering jobs will be pleased to hear that employers are looking to increase the number of permanent staff in the next year.
According to REC's latest JobsOutlook survey, over one-third of employers said that they will be looking to add to their existing staff, making more jobs available in the near future.
As people looking for sales advice may already know, taking on temporary or contract work is a great way to get into the employment market, and if you make the right impression it could lead to a more permanent position.
And the REC report also indicates strong demand for temporary and contract staff, as 93 per cent of employers say they will be either maintaining the same number of these position or increasing them in the short term, while over 80 per cent say they will do the same in the long term.
Roger Tweedy, director of research at the REC, said: "The long-term prospects for the jobs market ties in with forecasts that private sector investment and trade will start accelerating in the second half of the year."
The report also showed a strong short-term demand for those looking for sales jobs and retail jobs during the April and May Bank Holidays.
It also indicated that there will be long term demand for those looking for engineering jobs, which could be down to the forecast economic upturn later in 2011.
If you're looking for sales jobs and want to make sure you're top of the list, make sure your CV is top notch as people are thinking about their employability earlier than ever.
According to a study by the University of Cambridge, students are taking a proactive approach to climbing the career ladder and are starting to think about jobs early on in their degree.
While many first-years are making the most of the new-found freedom that living away from home provides, 30 per cent of first-years students at Cambridge are thinking ahead by seeking careers advice.
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