Demand for Nursing Jobs Tips the Scale Above All Other Professions on HealthCareerWeb.com
HealthCareerWeb.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, has profiled the top profession-based search engine queries that health care job seekers used to find the Web site.
HealthCareerWeb.com, a division of Dominion Enterprises, has profiled the top profession-based search engine queries that health care job seekers used to find the Web site in the past three months. The most popular requests were queries for nursing jobs at 22.43% - a refreshing response to the widespread nursing shortage nationwide.
The next most popular queries were for pharmacy technician jobs at 17.40%, followed closely by medical assistant jobs at 16.76% and home health care jobs at 15.45%. Trailing behind, in consecutive order, were dental assistant jobs at 6.09%, health care management jobs at 4.32%, medical billing jobs at 2.17%, nuclear medicine jobs at 1.83%, art therapy jobs at 1.74% and phlebotomy jobs at 1.65%.
This popularity of nursing job searches supports an observation from the Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook 2008-09 ed., “enrollments in nursing programs at all levels have increased more rapidly in the past few years as students seek jobs with stable employment.” Another statement from the from the same source continues, “employment of registered nurses is expected to grow 23 percent from 2006 to 2016, much faster than the average for all occupations.”
According to Denise Tanner, business development manager at HealthCareerWeb.com, “We often see requests for nursing jobs by region. For example, ‘nursing jobs in Michigan’ and even requests by discipline, such as ‘pediatric nursing jobs.’ We do our best to offer online nursing-job seekers a variety of employer ads from across the nation.”
HealthCareerWeb.com is a leading healthcare job board and social network for nurses, surgeons, physicians, and others in the medical field. The Web site provides a space for medical professionals to search for careers in the health care field, as well as gather information and exchange ideas with others in the medical industry through its MedCom community. All search query data for HealthCareerWeb.com is compiled from Omniture® SiteCatalyst®.
About Dominion Enterprises
Dominion Enterprises, a division of Landmark Communications, is a leading marketing services company serving the automotive, real estate, apartment, recruitment and marine markets. The company operates a variety of businesses that offer Internet marketing, Web site design and hosting, lead generation, CRM, and data capture and distribution services. The company has more than 40 market-leading Web sites reaching more than 12.5 million unique monthly visitors, and more than 500 magazines with a weekly circulation of over 5 million. Headquartered in Norfolk, Va., the company has nearly 6,000 employees nationwide and annualized revenue of more than $946 million. For more information, visit http://www.dominionenterprises.com/.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Jackie Moniot is a Search Engine Marketing Manager for Dominion Enterprises.