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A recent survey finds most Atlanta corporate chief financial officers optimistic about third-quarter growth, so much so they’re hiring. Today, a staffing executive explains that the “Help Wanted signs” seek applicants with specific skills. Though hiring is on the uptick, a nonprofit executive worries about households under financial distress.
Job market hot for skilled professionals
By Andy Decker
Just as the weather warms up in Atlanta, the job market is hot for highly skilled professionals, especially in finance and information technology. Demand for certain specialized positions is already exceeding supply. The leading Atlanta indicators, such as manufacturing and construction job growth, suggest this trend will continue.
Despite what may be perceived as a high general unemployment rate (8.2 percent statewide in April), professionals with experience in business intelligence and strategy, financial analysis and .Net development fit what have proved to