27% of companies plan to hire more people with digital marketing skills than they did last year—the biggest increase for any area of any expertise.
For junior and entry-level candidates, the most opportunities will be available to digital marketers, analysts, and content managers.
64% of companies say problem-solving is an essential “soft” skill that job candidates must possess; 53% say elegant thought articulation is a top requirement.
McKinley Marketing Partners surveyed 186 professionals who have influence in selecting candidates for marketing positions. Respondents came from a wide range of industries and company sizes. Get the full survey on their site.