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Management jobs in Boston increase

Posted on March 5, 2011

A new survey indicates that management jobs in Boston have increased substantially.

Memphis, Atlanta, Boston, Phoenix, and Minneapolis all had double-digit increases in managerial recruitment activity in February, according to the new CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index. The February 2011 Index, which measures managerial hiring activity online, stands at 104.3, 21 points higher than it was in February 2010. Memphis, with a 19% increase in managerial hiring, was the big winner this month, followed by Atlanta (+15%), Boston (+14%), Phoenix and Minneapolis (+13%). “The Midwest made the largest regional gains this month, reaching the highest level of any region in almost three years,” says Tony Lee, publisher, CareerCast.com. “However, the Western and Southeastern regions continue to trail behind the rest of the country.” The good news is that all cities in the index improved this month, although hiring gains in Miami (+ 4%), Philadelphia and Baltimore (+3%), and Milwaukee (+2%) were minimal.

“We are hopeful this is the beginning of an upward trend since per capita hiring has improved this month in all 30 cities,” says Jay Martin, COO, JobSerf. “The index level is also far higher than the previous corresponding months in 2009 and 2010, and is performing better than pre-recession levels.“

The CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index per capita hiring levels for U.S. cities in February are: 1. Washington, DC – 155 2. Boston – 142 3. San Francisco – 120 4. Seattle – 109 5. Atlanta – 91 6. New York City – 80 7. Baltimore – 78 8. Chicago – 78 9. Denver – 73 10. Cleveland – 67 11. Philadelphia – 66 12. Dallas – 62 13. Nashville – 62 14. Minneapolis – 59 15. San Diego – 59 16. Hartford – 57 17. Milwaukee – 57 18. Pittsburgh – 57 19. Houston – 56 20. Louisville – 54 21. Phoenix – 51 22. Indianapolis – 51 23. St. Louis – 50 24. Los Angeles – 49 25. Miami – 49 26. Cincinnati– 48 27. Tampa – 45 28. Memphis – 37 29. Detroit – 34 30. Riverside – 21 The CareerCast.com/JobSerf Employment Index is an exclusive barometer showing managerial hiring activity based on the number of jobs posted online nationally.

The Index reveals the differences in job listings by month, and offers valuable trends and forecasts using proprietary employment data hand-counted by a team of researchers. To read the full report and get more information on the best and worst cities to find a job, visit www.careercast.com/career-guidance/employment-trends. About JobSerf JobSerf, Inc. (www.jobserf.com) is a privately held Texas-based corporation that pioneered the job search outsourcing (JSO) industry with its revolutionary ‘Find & Apply’ service.

The company’s patent-pending process provides for an affordable means to both ‘find & apply’ for jobs on behalf of clients. For more information, visit the website at www.jobserf.com. About CareerCast.com CareerCast.com, created by Adicio, is a job search portal that offers extensive local, niche and national job listings from across North America, job-hunting, career-management and HR-focused editorial content, videos and blogs, and provides recruiters with the ability to post jobs directly to more than 800 niche career sites. CareerCast.com also compiles the Jobs Rated Report (www.jobsrated.com), where 200 jobs across North America are ranked based on detailed analysis of specific careers factors.