Top 25 Job Skills That Got People Hired in 2013

December 26, 2013

Career Advice

Top Job Skills of 2013LinkedIn conducted a year-end wrap up and analyzed the top 25 skills that helped people land a job in 2013. What were they? You might be surprised — or not. The top answers were tech heavy followed by your staples: marketing, recruiting, and relationship development.

Here are the top 10 skills LinkedIn found to be the most desirable in 2013:

  1. Social Media Marketing
  2. Mobile Development
  3. Cloud and Distributed Computing
  4. Perl/Python/Ruby
  5. Statistical Analysis and Data Mining
  6. User Interface Design
  7. Digital and Online Marketing
  8. Recruiting
  9. Business Development/Relationship Development
  10. Retail Payment and Information Systems

Read the rest of the list here. Whether you have these skills or not, it’s never too late to grow your potential. If you’re looking to improve, read 3 Ways to Boost Your Skills at Work or Soft Skills Rock! What Employers Really Want.

Image via Paul Domenick/Flickr.

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