Top 10 Cities Hiring for Trade, Transportation and Utilities in 2021

January 8, 2021
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Author: Glenn Hunter and Jonathan Blair

Talent acquisition professionals in the nation’s biggest population centers should stay busy this year filling jobs at companies specializing in Trade, Transportation and Utilities.

Warehousing and Storage is a subsector that has performed well during the pandemic.

Even with negative employment growth in the latest jobs report, LaborIQ® by ThinkWhy economists predict that this industry – which has fared better than others during the coronavirus pandemic – will continue to grow and create new jobs in 2021. Trade, Transportation and Utilities ended December with the addition of 191,000 jobs.

That’s good news for talent acquisition pros, whether they work for organizations in-house or for third-party recruitment firms.

And it’s especially good news for hiring specialists in the top 10 hiring locations by volume as forecast by LaborIQ: New York; Los Angeles; Chicago; Atlanta; Houston; Dallas; Miami; Philadelphia; Riverside, Calif.; and Boston.