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CareerBuilder Releases List of Hot Jobs in Atlanta
-CareerBuilder Hosts Free Event this Saturday to Help Job Seekers Improve Interview Skills

NORCROSS, GA – January 23, 2014 – Looking to make a job change? CareerBuilder just came out with a list of occupations that are expected to add jobs at an accelerated rate in Atlanta over the next five years.

Atlanta is expected to add more than 123,000 jobs from 2014 to 2019, a 5 percent increase, according to CareerBuilder’s research. The research uses data from CareerBuilder’s labor market analysis arm, Economic Modeling Specialists, which pulls from over 90 national and state employment resources and includes details on employees and self-employed workers.


Examples of occupations that are projected to add at least 1,000 jobs in Atlanta from 2014 to 2019 include:

Occupation

2014 Jobs

2019 Jobs

Number of New Jobs to be Added

2014 - 2019

Median Hourly Earnings

Registered Nurse

34,838

39,914

5,077

$31.69

Personal Care Aide

10,597

13,360

2,762

$9.34

Retail Salesperson

85,602

87,921

2,319

$9.92

Accountant and Auditor

31,845

33,897

2,051

$32.74

Cook, Restaurant

20,180

22,225

2,044

$10.22

Customer Service Representative

60,726

62,667

1,941

$15.97

Truck Driver, Heavy Tractor-Trailer

32,532

33,930

1,398

$19.39

Software Developer, Applications

14,610

15,903

1,294

$43.34

Market Research Analyst and Marketing Specialist

11,098

12,341

1,243

$28.68

Computer Systems Analyst

14,513

15,678

1,165

$36.02

Mock Interview Day

To help Atlanta workers in their job search, CareerBuilder is hosting a special “Mock Interview Day” on Saturday, January 24th, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at its technology headquarters in Norcross.

Job seekers are invited to practice their interview skills, learn best practices and receive personalized feedback from experienced hiring managers. Space is limited. Reservations must be made through the CareerBuilder registration page at http://bit.ly/CB-MID.

About CareerBuilder®

CareerBuilder is the global leader in human capital solutions, helping companies target and attract great talent. Its online career site, CareerBuilder.com®, is the largest in the United States with more than 24 million unique visitors and 1 million jobs. CareerBuilder works with the world’s top employers, providing everything from labor market intelligence to talent management software and other recruitment solutions. Owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE:GCI), Tribune Company and The McClatchy Company (NYSE:MNI), CareerBuilder and its subsidiaries operate in the United States, Europe, South America, Canada and Asia. For more information, visit www.careerbuilder.com.

 

CareerBuilder Media Contact
For all media inquiries and interview requests, contact:

Jennifer Grasz
(P) 773-527-1164
(E) jennifer.grasz@careerbuilder.com