Philippines Observes 6% Growth In Online Hiring Activity
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1. According to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI), the Philippines recorded 6% annual growth in online recruitment between January 2016 and 2017. 2. The BPO/ITES sector recorded the steepest growth in online hiring activity at 22% year-on-year, whereas the Engineering, Construction and Real Estate sector recorded the sharpest fall at -6% year-on-year. 3.  Software, Hardware, Telecom talent were the highest in demand with 25% growth year-on-year, while Health Care talent 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.

January 2017 Index Highlights:

  • According to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI), the Philippines recorded 6% annual growth in online recruitment between January 2016 and 2017
  • The BPO/ITES sector recorded the steepest growth in online hiring activity at 22% year-on-year, whereas the Engineering, Construction and Real Estate sector recorded the sharpest fall at -6% year-on-year
  • Software, Hardware, Telecom talent were the highest in demand with 25% growth year-on-year, while Health Care talent saw the steepest annual decline at -4%
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