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Number of job openings hit record high. The Lack of professionals in the field of Medical and Manufacturing becomes noticeable.
Global Job Postings to Job-Seekers Ratio for March reaches 1.32.
Daijob Global Recruiting Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Human Holdings Co., Ltd. headed by Mr. Yuji Shinohara, has summarized the Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio of March 2016.
※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). A high ratio indicates that there is a high number of jobs available for a low number of job-seekers.
◆Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Occupation
By analyzing the global job-seeker ratio by occupation, “Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Food” increases by 0.90 points with a ratio of 5.18, which results to getting the top spot of March. Next, “Finance/Accounting” decreases by 0.26 points with a ratio of 4.92. Lastly, “Machinery (Automotive/Plants/Precision Equipment)” increases by 1.93 points and with a ratio of 4.05.
“Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Food” remains in the top 3 and maintains the high ratio over 4.00 since October 2015. The reason is, as the number of job-openings increase but the number of professionals in the field is decreasing. Also, by looking into the data from 2014, the number of job-openings increases by 1.75, but the number of professionals decreases by 54%. Especially, for “Product Development”, the number of job openings increase, we believe due to the increase in the job openings, has resulted into the high ratio.
◆Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Industry
By analyzing the global job-seeker ratio by industry, “Manufacturing” increases by 0.19 points with a ratio of 2.55. Next, “Telecommunications” increases by 0.48 points with a ratio of 2.14. Lastly, “Finance/Insurance” increases by 1.07 points with a ratio of 2.07.
“Manufacturing” remains in the top 3 for 9 consecutive months, the reason this has occurred is due to “Consumer Goods/FMCG Manufacturing” now has a record breaking number of job openings, however the number of professionals in the field is lacking. For March 2016, job openings for “Automobile/Transport Manufacturing” have the highest amount. However, due to the lacking number of professionals in the field may have resulted to the high ratio.