Randstad US Predicts Atlanta’s Hot Manufacturing and Office and
Administration Jobs in 2015

ATLANTA, January 26, 2015—Following a positive trend in 2014, many economists and reports suggest the U.S. economy and job market are positioned to yield steady growth in 2015. Each year, Randstad US publishes its Hot Jobs list of the jobs that will be in greatest demand, as determined by our industry expert recruiters. The predictions are based on field market research, as well as an analysis of 2015 economic projections and market trends. So what manufacturing and logistics and office and administrative jobs and skill sets will be in greatest demand for Atlanta workers?

“With the overall rate of unemployment improving nationwide, the ripple effect into the Atlanta job market is apparent, and the recruiting environment is becoming increasingly more competitive,” commented Kim Brown, Randstad’s Senior Vice President in Georgia. “New positions will open up this year within a number of industries, including forklift operators in manufacturing and logistics and payroll clerks in the office and administration field, to name a couple. We are seeing Atlanta companies and the state of Georgia place a greater emphasis on nurturing and recruiting top talent. Training programs and investing in earlier introduction of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) studies will help further foster the strong talent of the Atlanta workforce.”

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Top Hot Jobs for 2015 Experience/Qualifications Needed
Manufacturing and Logistics 1. Truck Drivers
2. Forklift Operators
3. Producution Supervisors
Commercial driver’s license needed for truck drivers; Machine operation experience required for forklift operators; Production supervisors need Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering.
Office and Administration 1. Payroll Clerks
2. Receptionists
3. Administrative Assistants
Procurement experience required for payroll clerk; High school diploma needed, but bachelor’s degree preferred for receptionists; Strong Excel skills required for all positions.


About Randstad US
Randstad US is a wholly owned subsidiary of Randstad Holding nv, a $22.0 billion global provider of HR services. As the third largest staffing organization in the U.S., Randstad holds top positions in permanent placement, office and administrative, IT and accounting and finance. From professional services, commercial staffing, recruitment process outsourcing, to managed services and more, Randstad delivers a comprehensive range of temporary, temporary-to-hire, permanent placement and outsourced placement services. With its 5,324 employment experts, Randstad puts an average of approximately 100,000 people to work in the U.S. each week, through its network of nearly 1,000 branches and client-dedicated locations.

Learn more at www.randstadusa.com and access Randstad’s panoramic U.S. thought leadership knowledge center through its Workforce360 site that offers valuable insight into the latest economic indicators and HR trends shaping the world of work.


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