“All job seekers can benefit from keeping an eye on which industries are experiencing rapid growth as it provides them with a snapshot of opportunities for them in the job market, and strategically inform career decisions,” said Daniel Culbertson, a lab analyst at Indeed.com.
Here are the top 10 jobs which, according to online data, are the fields with the most vacancies.
1) Registered Nurses
Topping the list for a second year in a row, this job currently has around 230,000 openings. Apply now!
2) Truck Drivers, Heavy and Tractor-Trailer
In an economy that relies heavily on transported goods, it’s no surprise that the second most available job in the market is for truck drivers. 220,000 openings for this have been posted online.
3) Customer Service Representatives
These people work round the clock to handle customer complaints, process orders and provide information about a company's products and services. 122,306 job ads of this nature have been posted online.
4) Sales Managers
With 100,822 vacancies, these guys probably go hand-in-hand with customer service representatives.
5) All Other Sales Representatives and Services
100,007 people could fill this position.
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6) Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
Someone has to make sure that the kinks are worn out with all the technological developments and changes we have to keep up with. There are 79,952 openings for this position.
7) First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Retail Sales Workers
There are 72,052 jobs available in this field.
8) General and Operations Managers
There are around 60,434 positions to be filled. The job description usually entails formulating policies and managing the daily operations of a company. However, it differs from company to company.
9) All Other Managers
Obviously, managerial positions would be less available, with only 58,657 reported vacancies.
10) Child Care Workers
On the rise of the need for child care, Culbertson said, “This is likely a function of the improving economy and also promising for all job seekers. As more job seekers get hired, the demand for talent to help care for children in homes or childcare facilities tends to increase.” The reported numbers of job openings for this are 49,505.
After highlighting all of these job openings, Indeed.com has also said that these numbers do not reflect a precise number, which makes sense because the job market is constantly changing. However, the general idea of the list paints a pretty picture for people seeking employment.