Online Hiring In Philippines Remain Stable With 8% Year-On-Year Growth in Q1
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Highlights
1. The Philippines recorded 8% annual growth in online recruitment between March 2016 and 2017, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI). 2.  The BPO/ITES sector recorded the steepest growth in online hiring activity at 32% year-on-year, while the Engineering, Construction and Real Estate sector recorded the sharpest fall at -5% year-on-year. 3.  Customer Service talent were the highest in demand with 22% growth year-on-year, Hospitality & Travel talent saw the steepest annual decline at -3%.
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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.

March Index Highlights:

  • The Philippines recorded 8% annual growth in online recruitment between March 2016 and 2017, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI)
  • The BPO/ITES sector recorded the steepest growth in online hiring activity at 32% year-on-year, while the Engineering, Construction and Real Estate sector recorded the sharpest fall at -5% year-on-year
  • Customer Service talent were the highest in demand with 22% growth year-on-year, Hospitality & Travel talent saw the steepest annual decline at -3%
Sep 16
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Oct 16
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Dec 16
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Jan 17
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Feb 17
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