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Information Technology

New technologies, technology replenishment and the continued desire by companies to run as efficient a ship as possible will continue to drive the need for information-technology workers.

Twenty-six percent of hiring managers said they plan to hire for IT positions this year, according to the CareerBuilder survey.

“This is an area where we have seen strong growth in hiring,” Ferguson said, adding that IT job listings are up 45 percent year over year on CareerBuilder.com.