Online Hiring in Singapore Remains At A Total Standstill
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Highlights
1. For the third consecutive month, Singapore has reported zero change in annual online hiring activity for October 2016, according to the Monster Employment Index (MEI). 2. The IT, Telecom/ISP and BPO/ITES sector reported the steepest growth in online hiring activity at 13% year-on-year, while the BFSI sector reported the steepest decline at -9% year-on-year. 3. Professionals in Software, Hardware, Telecom jobs are in the greatest demand at 25% year-on-year, while HR & Admin roles have registered the sharpest decline at -11%.
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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 Singapore 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 Singapore, 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 2016 Index Highlights:

  • For the third consecutive month, Singapore has reported zero change in annual online hiring activity for October 2016, according to the Monster Employment Index (MEI)
  • The IT, Telecom/ISP and BPO/ITES sector reported the steepest growth in online hiring activity at 13% year-on-year, while the BFSI sector reported the steepest decline at -9% year-on-year
  • Professionals in Software, Hardware, Telecom jobs are in the greatest demand at 25% year-on-year, while HR & Admin roles have registered the sharpest decline at -11%
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