Market Signals – Global Job Market Trends – May 2024 summarized!

Market Signals – Global Job Market Trends – May 2024 summarized!

Market Signals – Global Job Market Trends – May 2024 summarized!

We have been recording and comparing unemployment rates vs. the number of job ads published on LinkedIn since March 2020 – to fully understand how major events (pandemic, crisis, war) actually impact the job market.

So far we have:

  • gathered 18 270 data points
  • received over 500 insights from Executives & HR Directors
  • published 107 monthly reports, 870 daily updates & 13 special reports
  • tracked 80 countries around the world for 48 months!

In this presentation, you will find a summary of how the job markets of the 80 countries did in April 2024:

Some highlights for May 2024 in terms of the number of job ads published on LinkedIn:

  • Europe (38 countries): +1.23%
  • 17 out of 38 countries saw an increase
  • 22 saw decreases from -0.64 to -25.20%
  • over 1 M more job ads across the TOP20 economies worldwide
  • almost 1 M more job ads across the Americas (22 countries).

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The presentation also includes:

  • advice for employers
  • tips for experienced candidates.

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