Online recruitment jumps 10% in Covid-impacted Philippines

PHILIPPINES: The Monster Employment Index has reported there was a 10% jump in online recruitment activity across the country in January this year, with more companies relying on virtual technology for their hiring strategies.

Industries that recorded the biggest surges in e-hiring included the IT and Telecom sector, Banking and Financial Services, Advertising and Public Relations, and Media and and Entertainment. The HR profession also saw more recruitment taking place via online platforms.

Meanwhile, industries that saw a drop in hiring activity included the Education, Logistics, Transportation, and Healthcare sectors.

More companies are now using online platforms to headhunt talents. This trend is expected to continue even after the pandemic concludes.

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