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It’s a good job market for the class of 2022. Yet some industries and jobs are hotter than others.
While you don’t have to change your career path, knowing where opportunities lie may help you land the right job for you.
“You always want to go to areas where there is scarcity and there is demand,” said Monica Lewis, senior director of product management at LinkedIn.
Entry-level sales and recruiting roles have gained significant steam since 2020, according to LinkedIn data.
The top job, sales development representative, has a salary rate of $35,000-$60,000, according to LinkedIn. Desired skills include cold-calling, lead generation and sales prospecting.
The No. 2 position, business development representative, brings in a salary between $31,200 and $60,000. Candidates should have software as a service (SaaS) and customer relationship management skills.
It also helps to know what industries are growing fast. Different sectors, including health care, hospitality and recruiting, are all looking for entry-level workers, LinkedIn found.