October 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 1.80, an decrease of 0.04 from the Previous month.

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REPORT2018/11/29

October 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 1.80, an decrease of 0.04 from the Previous month.

***The October 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 1.80***


 Daijob Global Recruiting Co. Ltd (Head office: Minato-ku, Tokyo; President: Yuji Shinohara), a subsidiary of Human Holdings Co. Ltd, which operates the bilingual job search site Daijob.com, summarized the global job-opening-to-application ratio as of the end of October 2018.
※The global job-opening-to-application ratio expresses the supply-demand balance for job openings for bilingual job seekers (with at least two languages) with business level skills (job-opening-to-application ration= = job openings ÷ job seekers)

 The October 2018 global job-opening-to-application ratio was 1.80, a 0.04-point drop from that of the previous month.

Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Industry

▼Top 3 Job Industries
・Electricity/Gas/Heating/Water Supply 4.50(+2.50 from September 2018)
・Agriculture/Forestly/Fishing/Mining 4.00(-0.14 from September 2018)
・Manufacturing 2.86(-0.12 from September 2018)

Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Industry

 Looking at the global job-opening-to-application ratio by industries, the top-three industries were Electricity/Gas/Heating/Water Supply; Manufacturing.
 Compared to the previous month, the number of job positions increased in the following 3 industries: Manufacturing; Finance/Insurance; Medical/Social Welfare.
 Additionally, compared to the previous month, the number of job seekers increased in the following 5 categories: Manufacturing, Finance/Insurance, Transportation/Postal; Medical/Social Welfare; Service.

◆Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio by Job Category

▼Top 3 Job Categories
・Electronics(Appliance/Semiconductor) 6.20(+0.50 from September 2018)
・Affairs/Human Resources/Legal Affairs 5.71(-1.23 from September 2018)
・Finance/Accountant 5.45(+1.25 from September 2018)

Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio by Job Category

   Compared to the previous month, the number of the job positions increased in the following 9 categories: Electronics(Appliance/Semiconductor); Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Foods; Finance/Accountant; Affairs/Human Resources/Legal Affairs/Administrative; Customer Service; Distribution/Retails/Customer Goods, Fashion; Medical/Social Welfare/Nursing; Creative(Advertisement/Publishing/Broadcast/Video/Other.
 Additionally, compared to the previous month, the number of the job seekers increased in the following 14 categories: Executive/Management; IT Technology; Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Foods; Affairs/Human Resources/Legal Affairs; Marketing/PR; Customer Service; Sales/Distribution, Retails/Customer Goods/Fashion; Medical/Social Welfare/Nursing; Finance/Banking/Securities/Insurance; Property/Real Estate/Assets; Creative(Internet Related); Creative(Advertisement/Publishing/Broadcast/Video/Other); Government/Non-profit/Other.

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