With more than 40,000 farms, this state is part of the country's large agriculture sector that is in continual need of employees. Experience and knowledge in the areas of forestry, poultry, and soybean farming are highly regarded skills, and recruiters and headhunters are provided with an endless supply of work keeping these positions filled. Marketing and transportation are important fields here as well. And the casino business has brought many job opportunities to Mississippi.
The energy and manufacturing sectors are expected to expand here over the next few years, and hiring for those businesses in Mississippi is starting to ramp up by way of recruiting. There's no question that recruiters will be needed to help meet the high demand for educated, talented employees for these important positions. A need to fill education and health care jobs is increasing as well.