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2017 Industry Trends and Prediction for NJ Business

January 13, 2017
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"As seen in COMMERCE Magazine"

SINCE 2016 ENDED WITH THE Cubs winning the World Series and Donald J. Trump being elected to serve as the 45th President of the United States—two “huge” surprises—how can anyone be sure what 2017 has in store for us? Recognizing that forecasting the future is part art and part science, we asked the experts closest to each business sector or industry what they see on the horizon. Here are their observations, insights and predictions for 2017.

Citrin Cooperman 
By Alex Serrano, CPA, NJ Managing Partner
We anticipate continuing increases in technology related business as the technology sector continues to grow in New Jersey. In terms of the accounting profession, we are seeing an industry-wide increase in demand for senior- and mid-level accounting professionals and are taking active measures to promote the profession to garner interest in accounting jobs.