Chicago is seeing strong demand for managers' skills. Employers in the industry posted new jobs over the past week, and 1,340 in the last month, more than for any other job category in the area, according to ZipRecruiter, a leading online employment marketplace.
Local manager also came in first in terms of local employers adding new jobs by occupation. In the past month, 293 companies listed open jobs for Chicago-based workers in the industry.
Top companies seeking local managers include Planet Fitness, Fitness Formula Clubs (FFC) and Brilliant Management Resources. According to a recent job opening posted by Brilliant Management Resources, "The company is an award-winning direct-hire, contract and consulting practice specializing in accounting, finance and information technology for the Greater Chicago, South Florida and Dallas-Fort Worth labor markets."