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2018 Midyear Jobs Report

Monster's midyear jobs report reveals the top jobs, soft skills, and cities to find a job in 2018.

2018 Midyear Jobs Report

The healthcare industry has passed the tech industry for the number one spot of jobs hiring this year. While still seeing tremendous growth, tech jobs make up just three of the top 10 listings on Monster.

Top Jobs Posted on Monster

  1. Registered nurses
  2. Software developers
  3. Supervisors of retail sales workers
  4. Customer service representatives
  5. Heavy and tractor-trailer truck drivers
  6. Computer user support specialists
  7. Sales representatives
  8. Maintenance and repair workers
  9. Retail salespersons
  10. Network and computer systems administrators

While New York is the top city to find a job in 2018, according to the BLS, the largest year-over-year employment increase was in Dallas.

Top Cities Hiring on Monster

  1. New York City
  2.  Los Angeles
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Dallas
  5. Chicago
  6. Boston
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Atlanta
  9. San Francisco
  10. Houston

Top 10 Soft Skills mentioned in Monster Job Listings

  1. Oral and written communication
  2. Detail oriented
  3. Integrity
  4. Self-starting/Self-motivated
  5. Work independently
  6. Problem solving
  7. Customer service oriented
  8. Organizational skills
  9. Team-oriented, teamwork
  10. Troubleshooting
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