A new quarterly report tracking marketing and advertising hiring was released today by The Creative Group, a specialized staffing firm placing creative professionals in jobs on a project and full-time basis. Among the findings:
- A net 6% of marketing and advertising executives surveyed anticipate increasing personnel in the next three months. That’s up five points from the Q2 report.
- Web design/production ranked first among areas in which executives planned to hire in the third quarter.
- Forty-five percent of executives said it’s challenging for their firms to find skilled professionals.