The holiday season is upon us, and most of us are navigating through all manner of end-of-year chaos as 2018 rapidly draws to a close. Many job seekers assume that most hiring companies have already shifted into holiday sleep mode and that they should put their search efforts on pause until after the New Year. Not true.
Record low unemployment rates have put recruiters in high demand across virtually every industry. Desperate to find skilled and qualified candidates in a dwindling applicant pool, companies in multiple verticals are offering highly competitive recruiter salary and benefits.
The life sciences field is thriving, offering ample employment opportunities to qualified candidates across a multitude of specialties, including the Medical Devices, Biotech, and Pharmaceutical verticals.
Qualified blockchain developers are in high-demand across the country. Why the current upswing in need for programmers with this specialized skill and experience? Many assume that it's due solely to the recent meteoric rise of cryptocurrency (Bitcoin, we see you), which is only partly true. Blockchain's popularity may start with Bitcoin and its digital currency brethren – but it certainly doesn't end there.
If you're looking to launch (or change) your career in the Bay State, you may want to consider the Life Sciences vertical. Biotech in Massachusetts is booming, even beating out California as the country's leading Life Sciences hub.