During February, more than 9,000 job ads were placed online for Mechanical Engineers in the United States, according to WANTED Analytics™, the leading source of real-time business intelligence for the talent marketplace. Hiring demand for Engineers to design and build engines, machines, and other equipment is approaching levels seen prior to the downturn in 2008. The volume of job ads increased 10% year-over-year growth from February 2011, 87% compared to 2010, and more than 65% versus 2009.
Daily, we face the risk of natural and manmade disasters, job loss and medical emergencies. Unfortunately, many Americans have no plans in place regarding these unexpected disasters. This increases the stress they face when disaster strikes.