Top 5 In-Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]

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Top 5 In Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]

The new year is almost here and job seekers are taking notes on what they need to survive the working world in 2014. To add to your list of a new resume, effective professional networking tactics, and an updated LinkedIn profile, we’re giving you what we think will be the top in demand skills next year. Here’s our prediction for the top 5 in-demand skills for 2014.

This year definitely helped set some standards for what’s to come in business, both online and offline.

So, what does that mean for the skills that’ll be most in-demand in 2014?

Well, we’re predicting that the top 5 skills will be social, marketing, data, recruiting and tech-related skills that support the advances being made in the way we retrieve and interact with content and the developing interactions between consumers and businesses.

And, of course, these skills are in addition to the social skills every professional should have.

So, here it goes…….

Predicting the Top 5 In Demand Skills for 2014

Here are our predictions for the top in-demand skills for 2014.


2014 In Demand Skill #1: Social Media Management

Top 5 In-Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]


2014 In Demand Skill #2: Market Research

Top 5 In-Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]


2014 In Demand Skill #3: Mobile Application Development

Top 5 In-Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]


2014 In Demand Skill #4: Data Engineering

Top 5 In-Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]


2014 In Demand Skill #5: Talent Acquisition

Top 5 In-Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]

In Case You Missed It

And in case you missed it, here’s LinkedIn’s round-up of the top 25 hottest skills for this year:

Top 5 In-Demand Skills for 2014 [PREDICTION]

Photo courtesy of Talent.LinkedIn.com

Conclusion

So, there you have it. Our predictions for the hottest, most in-demand skills for 2014 are: Social Media Management, Market Research, Mobile Application Development, Data Engineering, and Talent Acquisition.

Do you have any predictions for hot, in-demand skills that will dominate 2014? Tweet us at @BrandRedResume and let us know your predictions.