Professional Sector Staffing Shifts into High Gear

We have a “spring” in our step! The professional sector of the staffing industry is experiencing a significant uptick. On a whole, the economy gained 216,000 jobs in March, according to a recent article, and the unemployment rate continues to drop now at 8.8%, the lowest level since March 2009.

As a thermometer of the regional economy, Aureus Group has good news to share as well. Year-to-date we have obtained 22% more search assignments and special project “temp” orders than in 2010. Our contingent workforce is up 42% and we have already placed 32% more people in full-time positions than in 2010. 

Here’s a break down of the skill sets that are in high demand for each of our practice areas. 

Information Systems

  • Programmers
  • Network Engineers
  • SAP implementation gurus for all modules
  • Project Managers

 Finance & Accounting

  • Auditors at all levels
  • Financial Analysis; Budgeting / Forecasting
  • Cash Management
  • Accounting Clerks

Executive Search

  • Sales Executives
  • Compliance and Risk Mitigation Leaders
  • Strategy / Vision
  • Innate Leadership and People Development

 Healthcare Administration

  • Patient Financial Services
  • Revenue Cycle Accounting
  • Healthcare Information Management
  • CFO / Controllers

Our recruiting teams are isolating top talent every day! Let us know how we can customize our recruiting strategies for your team.

Chris Carlson, CPC, Aureus Group Regional Manager
Chris Carlson, CPC, Aureus Group Regional Manager

About Chris Carlson
Chris is an experienced executive in the staffing industry. She has extensive experience in developing and implementing operational analyses and programs and has assisted hundreds of firms streamline processes and upgrade the competencies of its workforce. Finding innovative ways to generate new business and build teams is her passion. She has developed and executed many successful strategic marketing plans. Chris began her career at Aureus Group, a full-service professional recruiting firm, in 1994 and currently serves as the regional manager of Aureus Group specializing in the Finance & Accounting, Systems and Executive search areas.

In addition, Chris is a Certified Professional Consultant, and has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

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