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Survey - IT, healthcare to add workers

July 16 2008

Demand will continue for information technology and healthcare workers in the second half of this year, according to survey data released by CareerBuilder.com. Thirty-five percent of IT employers in the U.S. plan to increase the number of full-time, permanent employees between July and December, according to the data. In healthcare, 26% plan to do the same.

The survey also found that 20% of IT workers were actively searching for new jobs, while 85% of those not looking would be open if the right opportunity appeared. In healthcare, 16% of workers were actively looking, and 86% of those who weren't would consider other opportunities.

The survey questioned 216 IT hiring managers and 257 healthcare hiring managers as well as 506 IT employees and 794 healthcare employees.


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