Online employment platform JobStreet sees more job opportunities in computing and information technology (IT), healthcare and medicine, education and telecommunications , as these sectors have seen growth and recovery during the pandemic.
In its “Job Outlook Report 2022: The Rise to Recovery,” JobStreet said these industries had “recovered to pre-pandemic levels” in terms of job demand. The report analyzed data from 2021, including trends in job postings and applications related to full-time positions in selected industries and specializations.
He noted that the digital industry, especially IT and computing, was flourishing given the popularity of online platforms and the pandemic limiting the movement of people. Software developers and other related jobs were in demand, with job postings up 83.3%, JobStreet said.
“As these companies have embraced digitization and turned to digital platforms, the demand for professionals in the sector has exploded. Moreover, the increase in these specialized positions also equates to higher pay,” the study notes. .
Job vacancies for nurses
JobStreet said holding classes online also meant more opportunities for professionals to work from home.
Its data showed that more than 97% of job openings related to the education sector were for entry-level and junior management positions.
Job openings for nurses, meanwhile, increased by 45.3% given the growing demand for health services.
“It goes without saying that the healthcare and medical sector has grown exponentially due to the pandemic and will continue to grow even after, as more and more people now place greater importance on health and well-being. -be personal,” JobStreet said.
The need for consistent Internet connectivity has also translated into job opportunities in the telecommunications sector. Most of the job postings were for junior management and sales and marketing positions, the study notes.
“Our mission has been to guide our job seekers and recruiters on how to thrive in the Filipino job market. We hope that through this report they will be able to assess and recalibrate their career and hiring plans as needed to grow in their profession of choice or to retain and attract long-term talent,” said Philip Gioca, National Director of JobStreet.
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