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Is Summer Really Bad for Your Job Search?

This entry was posted in Articles, Careers advice, Employment trends, JobisJob Data and tagged , , , , , on by Andrés.

There is a common perception that companies slow down or even stop hiring processes during summer months. You may feel tempted to take a break from your job search and succumb to your naturally lazy nature.

However, is this the best time to stop the search?

Based on JobisJob’s market trends, summer months present a great opportunity for job seekers. In the UK, analytics reveal that in the last 12 months there has been an average of about one million active offers per month and these figures remained the same in the July-September of 2018 period. On the contrary, the lowest period of the year was December, during end-of-year festivities, when job offers fell by 30%.

Jobisjob Trends. Summer job search

Active offers in the UK, July 1018-June 2019. Source: JobisJob Trends.

Can we predict the same behaviour of the job market for this summer? According to most recent trends, the same seasonal pattern will repeat this year: job offers will surely not decrease.

Therefore, why should you postpone those summer plans and keep on track with the search for the best career opportunities? We give you four more reasons to reconsider your plans for the next few months.

1. It’s a matter of probability

Most likely, you’re not the only one who believed in the summer-slowdown myth. But the equation is easy − look at it this way: with less competitors in the race, your chances of being hired are higher! With hundreds or thousands of applications received for only one position, recruiters usually discard candidates based on objective parameters and don’t have time to carefully analyse each one. Fewer applicants means more possibilities of standing out.

2. Summer temp jobs can lead to a permanent position

With many employees on holiday, many companies look for temporary workers to fill vacancies. Temporary jobs and even summer internships are an opportunity to shine and convince your future employer to keep you. If not, you’ll have gained experience and narrowed the gap between your last job.

3. You can take some days off to schedule appointments

If you are currently employed, it’s easier to ask your boss for one or two days off during these months. You’ll have more freedom to schedule appointments and interviews, or even to update your resume and write some cover letters. And if you have pending holidays, why not reserve a week to plan your search? (Definitely, writing a good resume is still important: don’t forget to check some tips and keep it up to date.)

4. Don’t overlook the fact that people are in a better mood

Most people are on a higher energy level during this hot season and this can make us feel more empathic (summer boosts the mood, science says). Take advantage of it when you meet recruiters. You can also reactivate networking activities and call those old friends from school that may help you in your career shift.

Of course, some difficulties can arise. Hiring processes tend to slow down. After the first contact, recruiters and managers can also go on holiday and may postpone their final decision for some weeks. While they probably want you to settle in to your new position when the business activity starts up again, in the meantime, they have no reason to be in a hurry. You’ll need to be patient.

Data is on your side during the job search!

JobisJob Trends is a powerful analytics tool for job seekers. At a glance, you can find the market big figures, top hiring companies and recruiters, the hottest sectors and job titles, and the average salaries, among others. If you’re not from the UK, data is probably available in your country also: take a look!

Need more data? Check our specialised big data tool for the recruitment industry.

Infographic: The Italian Labour Market (Feb – Apr 2018)

This entry was posted in Advice for recruiters, Employment trends, Infographics, JobisJob Data and tagged , , , on by Alfonso Pujalte.

Italy is among the countries whose labour market is being analysed in this infographics series with Job Market Insights. In this highly detailed infographic you will find all the information about recruitment agencies, direct employers, top locations and job categories. This is the best tool that you need to approach this market

To access more information, contact us at: insights@jobisjob.com  Job Market Insights is a key to success

ITALIA - Tendenze del Mercato del Lavoro (feb-apr)

Infographic: The Polish Labour Market in Q1 2018

This entry was posted in Infographics, JobisJob Data, JobisJob news and tagged , , on by Alfonso Pujalte.

And we now explore the labour market trends of the Polish market with the help of Big Data from Job Market Insights! As usual, we have here an in-depth view of the publishing channels, the categories and the main players… and much more!

Are you using Big Data in your business strategy?  Contact us at: insights@jobisjob.com and we will show you how Job Market Insights can help you grow your business.

PL Q1 2018 - TRENDY RYNKU

Video Infographic | Labour Market Trends in the UK 2017

This entry was posted in Infographics, JobisJob Data and tagged , , , , , , , on by María Aragón.

2017 has been a busy time for the UK labour market. Discover what cities had the highest number of job vacancies, which sectors were most in demand, and the top job titles during 2017 in the UK. Our infographic summarises all of these market trends and more. Stay abreast in the era of Big Data with Job Market Insights, the only tool that offers knowledge for growth!

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Infographic: The French Labour Market – October 2017

This entry was posted in Employment trends, Infographics, JobisJob Data and tagged , , , , on by Laia.
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Job Market Insights is a big data tool that analyses data from the different markets where Jobisjob is present and throws light on some interesting facts about the labour market. Jobisjob has carried out an overall analysis of the French market in October. The following infographic includes the most relevant issues and outlines different market trends for you in a matter of seconds.

As we can see in the graphic, in the Job boards category job, Meteojobs has the most published offers in October with more than 15% of the market share. Job Market Insights allows you to evaluate how many companies are posting and how many offers are being posted. This information can be personalised according to your preference. We can also become acquainted with which are the most important recruitment agencies on an international level, such as Adecco or Randstad and on a national level, such as Completude. We can also see the cities with the highest number of job offers.

Finally, some of the most interesting data we can access with Job Market Insights is the hard-to-fill positions, meaning those offers most demanded, but not covered by anyone. The top 3 sectors leading this category are Computing, Commerce and Industry. We can also learn about top job titles, those with the highest number of offers, which in this case would be the Hôtellerie-Restauration section, Commercial Adviser, Cook and Maintenance Technician.

These results are based on the analysis of more than 820k offers published across France and offers a privileged 360ª view of the labour market. For further in-depth information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

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Nous vous présentons une infographie avec des données extraites par notre outil Job Market Insights sur le marché du travail français au cours du mois d’octobre. Cette analyse nous permet de tirer des conclusions sur les tendances du marché et nous permet de connaître des données pertinentes, comme par exemple les localités où la plupart des offres sont concentrées géographiquement. Job Market Insights est un outil qui vous permet de personnaliser vos critères de recherche en fonction de vos intérêts et offre des résultats issus de l’analyse de toutes les informations que nous possédons, et ce grâce à la détention de plus de 85% des offres de chaque pays où nous sommes présents.

Dans le document, nous pouvons observer les plus importants sites d’emploi en France, comme par exemple Meteojob, Beepjob et Leboncoin. Il fournit également les agences de recrutement les plus puissantes sur le marché, ainsi que le nombre d’offres publiées par chacun d’entre eux.

Le document nous donne aussi des informations sur lesintitulés d’emploi les plus populaires sur le marché au cours du mois d’Octobre, avec le nombre total correspondant à chacun d’entre eux mais également la catégorie la plus intéressante et la plus pertinente à prendre en compte: les postes difficiles à pourvoir. Il Indique les secteurs de l’emploi pour lesquels les postes vacants sont les plus difficiles à combler, là où il est le plus facile de trouver du travail et là où les entreprises insistent le plus pour chercher à occuper leurs postes.

Si vous souhaitez obtenir plus d’informations sur l’outil ou sur le marché du travail français, n’hésitez pas à nous contacter!

Job Market Insights Infographics France