Double-digit annual growth in Philippines online hiring
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Highlights
1. The Philippines witnessed an 18% year-on-year annual boost in online recruitment activity between August 2017 and 2018, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI).. 2. Most industries recorded double-digit growth and were led by Retail with a 40% lift and Healthcare with a 33% increase year-on-year, respectively.. 3. BPO/ITES did not witness any growth from last year and Education also failed to impress with its 3% year-on-year decline.. 4. In terms of occupations, Purchase/Logistics/Supply Chain professionals were most in-demand and saw a 38% growth, whereas Customer Service jobs saw a decline of 1%..
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The Monster Employment Index is a broad and comprehensive monthly analysis of online job posting activity conducted by Monster India. Based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities culled from a large, representative selection of online career outlets, the Monster Employment Index presents a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide. 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. Monster Employment Index was first launched in India in May 2010 with data collected since October 2009 followed by Gulf in April 2011 with data collected since October 2010; Singapore in May 2014 with data collected since January 2011; Philippines and Malaysia in May 2015 with data collected since February 2014.

August 2018 Index Highlights:

  • The Philippines witnessed an 18% year-on-year annual boost in online recruitment activity between August 2017 and 2018, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI).
  • Most industries recorded double-digit growth and were led by Retail with a 40% lift and Healthcare with a 33% increase year-on-year, respectively.
  • BPO/ITES did not witness any growth from last year and Education also failed to impress with its 3% year-on-year decline.
  • In terms of occupations, Purchase/Logistics/Supply Chain professionals were most in-demand and saw a 38% growth, whereas Customer Service jobs saw a decline of 1%.