According to CareerBuilder, many employers are reporting that new jobs have been created within their organizations. These jobs that did not exist 5 years ago are now growing to meet new technology needs, including positions in:
Social media – 16 %
Storing and managing data – 15 %
Cybersecurity – 12 %
Financial regulation – 10 %
Promoting diversity inside and outside the organization – 9 %
Green energy and the environment – 8 %
Global relations – 8 %
To improve your chances of winning an interview for one of these newer positions, tailor your resume and cover letter to the job for which you are applying and use the keywords provided in the job description. Take training to learn the skills needed for these positions and proactively reach out to these employers. Use LinkedIn to connect with the decision makers so the right people find you.
Economic conditions for the last quarter of 2012 look positive. Improve your job search results with a resume and cover letter that target the needs of the employer, and highlight the value you offer to help the employer meet their goals.