Hiring for Post-Secondary Teachers Grows 13% in Past 90 Days

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More than 30,000 new job ads were placed online for Post-Secondary Teachers over the past 90 days, an increase of 13% from the same time period in 2010, according to WANTED Analytics™.

Over the past 90 days, post-secondary schools placed more than 30,000 new online job ads, according to WANTED Analytics™ (http://www.wantedanalytics.com), the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. Educational facilities have increased their hiring demand by 13% compared to the same time period in 2010. Given high rates of unemployment in the US, a rapid increase in demand for post-secondary teachers could indicate that many workers are going back to school to learn new skills. Alternatively, a modest increase in demand for teachers may indicate that many are not yet choosing to return to school for further education.

More than 6,400 institutions across the US advertised for open teaching positions, with the highest demand in New York, Chicago, Washington, DC, Boston, and Los Angeles. Although New York saw the greatest volume of Post-Secondary Teacher job ads, the hiring demand in Los Angeles experienced the greatest year-over-year increase at more than 17%.

The most common post-secondary teaching roles advertised in this 90-day period were Vocational Education Teachers, Health Specialties Teachers, Business Teachers, Nursing Instructors, and Biological Science Teachers. Vocational Education Teachers were the most frequently advertised teaching position, with more than 7,600 new jobs advertised online, representing 8% growth year-over-year.

Of the five previously mentioned metropolitan locations with high demand, Washington, DC is likely to see the most difficult recruiting conditions. According to the Hiring Scale™, the talent pool in Washington, DC consists of approximately 17 potential candidates in the workforce for each available job ad, falling below the national average. Recruiters at educational facilities in this area are likely to see the most difficulties when searching for Vocational Education Teachers, with just 2 local candidates per job. Since sourcing candidates will be difficult in this area, Recruiters should look to alternative locations where the talent supply is larger and hiring demand remains low. Sourcing candidates from areas such as Scranton and Philadelphia, PA or New York, NY is likely to reduce the time-to-fill for open positions.

The Hiring Scale measures conditions in local job markets by comparing hiring demand and labor supply. The Hiring Scale is part of the WANTED Analytics platform that offers business intelligence for the talent marketplace.

To see additional charts and detail, please visit http://www.wantedanalytics.com/insight.

The Hiring Scale is available at http://www.hiringscale.com.

About WANTED Analytics™

WANTED Analytics™ helps recruiting organizations make better decisions faster with real-time business intelligence on jobs, employers, and talent. Analytics brings together, for the first time, years of hiring demand and talent supply data to create a true talent intelligence platform for hard-to-fill positions.

Clients in the staffing, HR, RPO, media, and government sectors use WANTED Analytics™ to find sales leads, analyze employment trends, gather competitive intelligence, forecast economic conditions, and source hard-to-fill positions.

About WANTED Technologies Corporation

WANTED Technologies (TSX-V:WAN) provides real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. Founded in 1999, the company’s headquarters are in Quebec City, Canada, and it maintains a US-based subsidiary with primary offices in New York City. WANTED began collecting detailed Hiring Demand data in June 2005, and currently maintains a database of more than 600 million unique job listings. For more information or to sample WANTED’s services, visit http://www.wantedanalytics.com.

WANTED is also the exclusive data provider for The Conference Board’s Help-Wanted OnLine Data Series™, the monthly economic indicator of Hiring Demand in the United States.

The TSX Venture Exchange does not accept responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. Any statement that appears prospective shall not be interpreted as such.

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