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The Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio improves in March to 1.02
The highest ratio for occupation is "IT" while "Finance/Insurance" has the highest ratio by industry.
The operators of bilingual job board Daijob.com, Daijob Global Recruiting Co.,Ltd, have created a summary of the Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio for the end of March 2014. The Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio is a calculation of the supply-demand balance between job openings which require business conversation level in at least 2 languages and the number of job-seekers who are equipped with that ability (No. of Job Openings / No. of Job Seekers).
◆Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Occupation
If we take a look at the ratio according to occupation at the end of March, the category of “IT” takes the top position at 2.97. The number of job-postings saw a 34% rise over the previous month, in particular positions open for Project Managers and Network Engineers. The following 2 occupation categories were "Medical/Pharmaceutical/Bio/Materials/Food" at 2.89, and "General Affairs/HR/Legal " at 2.81.
◆Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Industry
The Global Job Openings to Job-seekers ratio by industry saw "Finance/Insurance" top at 2.29. This was followed by "Telecommunications" at 1.92 and "Manufacturing" at 1.52.
The number of job postings that required at least business level Japanese and English was 9% more than the previous month. The number of job postings among these which required fluent Japanese and business conversation level English rose by 23% over the previous month and 42% since January.