Online hiring sentiment remains buoyant in October, amid upbeat economic conditions in the Philippines
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Highlights
1. Online recruitment activities in the Philippines ticked up 4% in October, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI). 2. The Retail sector reported the sharpest increase in online hiring activity at 22% year-on-year growth, while the Education, Engineering, Construction and Real Estate sectors saw the steepest fall at -5% year-on-year. 3. Software, Hardware, Telecom talent were the most sought after in the Philippines, reporting a 7% increase, while Health care professionals saw the steepest annual decline at -4%.
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Launched in April 2011 with data collected since October 2010, the Monster Employment Index is a broad and comprehensive monthly analysis of online job demand in the Philippines conducted by Monster.com. Based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities culled from a large, representative selection of online career outlets, including Monster Philippines, the Monster Employment Index presents a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide. The Monster Employment Index’s underlying data is validated for accuracy by Research America, Inc.- an independent, third-party auditing firm - to ensure that measured online job recruitment activity is within a margin of error of +/- 1.05%. Monster has taken due care in compiling and processing the data available from various sources for Monster Employment Index, but does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or action / decision taken or for the results obtained from the use of such information.

October 2017 Index Highlights:

  • Online recruitment activities in the Philippines ticked up 4% in October, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI)
  • The Retail sector reported the sharpest increase in online hiring activity at 22% year-on-year growth, while the Education, Engineering, Construction and Real Estate sectors saw the steepest fall at -5% year-on-year
  • Software, Hardware, Telecom talent were the most sought after in the Philippines, reporting a 7% increase, while Health care professionals saw the steepest annual decline at -4%
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