The Philippines Records Five Consecutive Months of Positive Online Hiring in 2018
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Highlights
1. Annual e-recruitment activities in the Philippines went up 12% in April and 7% in May 2018 according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI). 2. The Retail sector reported the sharpest increase in online hiring activity at 33% year-on-year growth, while the BPO/ITES sectors saw the steepest fall at -11%. 3. Purchase/Logistics/Supply Chain talent were most sought after in the Philippines, reporting a 27% year-on-year increase, while Customer Service professionals saw the steepest annual decline at -19% year-on-year.
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Apr-May 2018 Index Highlights:

  • Annual e-recruitment activities in the Philippines went up 12% in April and 7% in May 2018 according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI)
  • The Retail sector reported the sharpest increase in online hiring activity at 33% year-on-year growth, while the BPO/ITES sectors saw the steepest fall at -11%
  • Purchase/Logistics/Supply Chain talent were most sought after in the Philippines, reporting a 27% year-on-year increase, while Customer Service professionals saw the steepest annual decline at -19% year-on-year
Sep 17
100
Oct 17
99
Jan 18
106
Feb 18
117
Mar 18
117
May 18
113