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Sales Managers in Demand

Sales managers, skilled workers and engineers top the list of the most-wanted personnel, according to research by

"Sales managers retain the leading position. … The demand for sales managers is 7.7 percent of total personnel searches," the report issued last week said. Skilled workers follow sales managers with an indicator of 6.9 percent. Demand for engineers is growing and reached 5.9 percent. Shop assistants ranked fourth at 4 percent, while accountants surpassed trade representatives with 2.9 percent and 2.7 percent, respectively. The demand for unskilled workers and drivers was equal at 2.5 percent.

The rating is based on the top 20 personnel searches per number of vacancies posted on the web site in April 2011.

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