Healthcare organizations outpace the overall economy in hiring
Economic recovery might be slow, but demand for healthcare IT professionals continues to grow as organizations seek technology expertise across a spectrum of specialties and responsibilities.
Overall technology jobs increased 10% in June 2014 compared with 12 months ago; healthcare jobs grew 13% in the same period, Indeed.com reported. Fifty-four percent of healthcare organizations plan to hire more full-time employees, compared with 51% last year, according to CareerBuilder’s Midyear Job Forecast. Within IT, 59% are recruiting full-time workers, up from 51% in 2013, the study said.