As 2019 arrives, many Minnesota job seekers are looking for a career that fits their strengths and goals. Several careers are taking off in the Twin Cities right now, offering new opportunities to those looking for a change.
Here are some of the top high-demand careers in the Minneapolis and St. Paul area in the coming year.
1. Customer Service Representative
Customer service representatives help customers with questions and problems. The ability to communicate well, think creatively and engage with an understanding of the company’s products and services is essential. If you enjoy helping people and you’re not afraid to learn new things about your work, customer service might be the place for you.
2. Accounting and Finance Clerks
Hot jobs in this field include accounts payable and accounts receivable clerks, bookkeepers and similar positions. These jobs are well-suited for professionals with keen attention to detail and an interest in thinking logically and strategically. If you love having “a place for everything and everything in its place,” or if your friends frequently come to you for help making plans or organizing their thoughts, you may enjoy working in accounting and finance.
3. Human Resources Professionals
Human resources departments oversee everything the company’s staff need in order to integrate with the company culture and focus on their work. In this field, you can hone your skills in a process or subject area, like training new staff or becoming your company’s go-to source for information on paid parental leave. Human resources is a good field for those who enjoy helping others thrive on the job and who relish the challenge of learning new things.
4. Legal Staffing
Legal secretaries, paralegals and law clerks perform a wide range of tasks as they assist attorneys in solving clients’ issues. Depending on the job and the organization, these professionals tackle everything from answering the phone to performing legal research. Legal staffing exercises skills in organization, analytical thinking, planning and empathy.
At THE RIGHT STAFF, LLC, our recruiters help connect St Paul job seekers to some of the hottest careers available. To learn more about available positions and the companies we connect you with, contact us today.