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November 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 1.76, an decrease of 0.04 from the Previous month.
***The November 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 1.76***
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 November 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 November 2018 Global Job-Opening-to-Application Ratio is 1.74, an decrease of 0.04 from the Previous month.
Global Job Openings to Job-Seekers Ratio by Industry
▼Top 3 Job Industries
・Agriculture/Forestry/Fishers/Mining 6.80（+2.80 from October 2018）
・Telecommunications 3.63（+1.20 from October 2018）
・Finance/Insurance 3.39（+1.52 from October 2018）
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
・IT Technology 6.51（+3.70 from October 2018）
・Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Food 6.33（+2.63 from October 2018）
・Electronics(Appliance/Plant Engineering/Precision Equipment) 5.91（-0.29 from October 2018）
Looking at the global job-opening-to-application ratio by job categories, the top-three categories for November were IT Technology; Medical/Pharmaceuticals/Bio/Materials/Food; Electronics(Appliance/Semiconductor).
Compared to the previous month, the number of job offers increased in the following 7 categories: Executive/Management; IT Technology; Electronics(Appliance/Semiconductor); Education/Training/Language Learning; Consulting; Creative(Internet Related); Government/Non-profit/Other.
Additionally, compared to the previous month, the number of job seekers increased in the following 6 categories: Electronics(Appliance/Semiconductor); Finance/Accountant; Affairs/Human Resources/Legal affairs; Administrative; Education/Training/Language Learning.