LA: Optimistic Economic Report

Good news was recently reported through LinkedIn LA data on hiring rates from March this year to that of last year. Faster hiring rates have been noted – 2.2 percent year-on-year. This data was cleaned from LA LinkedIn profiles which changed employer names over the last month.

LinkedIn Manager of Corporate Communications Joseph Roulades who engineered the report noted that the skills that are lacking most in the region to be system management and IT infrastructure. There are also more people with business development, database management, health care management, HR, nursing, sales, software and teaching that are needed to full job vacancies in the area.

Over the last year, a lot of people new to the employment market in LA came from New York. Next up was Chicago and Boston. Those that left went to the Bay Area, Las Vegas and Seattle.