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Midwest Hiring Continues to boom…Can you say Omaha?

Wow, look at the number coming from Wanted Analytics about Omaha, Nebraska. This data looks very similar to what we hear is happening across the Midwest including boom states Like the Dakotas. Are you seeing similar trends? Let us know.


Wanted Analytics says: “While much of the US has seen flat or declining hiring demand over the past months, Omaha, Nebraska has skyrocketed to new highs. During October, more than 9,300 job ads were posted online – 93% of which were placed directly by employers (8,700 job ads, up 92% versus October 2010) and 7% of the listings were advertised by recruiting firms (610 job ads, down 40% year-over-year).



Hiring Demand in Omaha, Nebraska – 4 Years

Hiring Demand in Omaha, NebraskaSource: WANTED Analytics 


The 10 most demanded occupations in Omaha are below, all of which saw year-over-year increases in hiring demand during October. Healthcare and Computer related occupations are highly in demand in this area. Accounting, customer service, administrative skills are also commonly advertised for.


Occupation Number of Job Ads % Change vs. 2010
Registered Nurse 727 +208%
Customer Service Representatives 322 +107%
Accountants 314 +313%
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 309 +272%
Executive Secretaries and Administrative Assistants 266 +195%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 233 +126%
Web Developers 215 +126%
Computer Systems Analysts 181 +47%
Computer Support Specialists 177 +20%
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 165 +146%



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