Janco Associates forecasts a 90% increase in jobs across all types of companies, driven largely by online commerce and marketing operations.
Senior executives at manufacturers, distributors, retailers and other types of businesses in the United States and Canada are planning to add to their I.T. staffs this year, driven largely by plans to expand staffs dedicated to e-commerce and social media operations, research firm Janco Associates says.
“Online commerce and social media—that’s where we see the most activity now,” Janco CEO Victor Janulaitis says. “Increased demand for I.T. professions remains firm with more hiring on tap for at least several months.”