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In-demand tech skills and growing industries: February is Hiring Trends Month

Ahead of NET/WORK season, we're devoting extra reporting to best practices for talent acquisition and hot jobs. Don't wait to send story ideas.

NET/WORK Philly 2019. (Photo by Brian James Kirk)

This editorial article is a part of's Hiring Trends Month of our editorial calendar.

We cover trends in tech employment often at But what jobs are in demand right now? What’s on the needed-skills horizon for the technology communities in Delaware, Baltimore, D.C. and Philadelphia? Will cloud familiarity continue its reign as a most-desired skill? Will cybersecurity ever eclipse life sciences as a top growing industry in Philly, and vice versa in the DMV region?

For February of our 2020 editorial calendar, we’re devoting extra reporting to talent acquisition strategies, tech skills and career growth in our four markets. Think: What jobs are most in demand now? And what are best practices for bringing great people onto your team?

On that note, check out few relevant stories we’ve published in recent months:

Have an idea for a story, or an organization we should look into, or a report we should read, or an expert we should talk to? Want to write a guest post on a relevant topic in which you’re an expert? Let us know:

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Find our reporting here once we get rolling.

We’ll also host our annual NET/WORK jobs fair in Philly this month while prepping for March fairs in Baltimore and D.C. Here are the deets:

If you want to live out your own hiring trends dream, we’ll see you there.

Series: Hiring Trends Month 2020

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