There are close to 2 million new college grads flooding the marketplace in 2015, and after a few years of less-than-stellar economic growth, 2015 offers new opportunities for these young workers to start their careers. Where will these newly minted degree holders find work? According to Indeed.com’s May 2015 report, The Talent Driven Economy: Emerging Interests of Today’s Job Seeker, there’s a good chance they’ll end up in a STEM career.
“It’s reassuring to see how many job seekers are looking for work in IT and STEM fields. This is great news for employers who’ve struggled to build a STEM pipeline or who have trouble filling IT roles – the talent is available and it’s looking for opportunities,” says Indeed.com’s chief economist Tara Sinclair.
Here, CIO put together the top 6 hottest jobs being researched by the class of 2015, based on Indeed’s anonymous user data. An emerging job is defined as a job title search with the highest percentage change in volume from 2013 to 2014, according to the report.