A year ago we started monitoring the job market with a focus on LinkedIn – we track the number of job ads published there weekly in 38 European countries (and 80 globally!). To have a deeper understanding of how the market has been reacting to the COVID-19 crisis, we decided to compare our data with the official unemployment rates provided by Eurostat. Our conclusions?
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This week we’ve researched job ads for executives across Europe and have found 51 gems like the following:
- [BE] Managing Director – Environmental Testing @ Mackenzie Stuart
- [BE] Senior Manager / Director Procurement @ Deloitte Belgium
- [DK] Clinical Operations Head Of The Site Management Nordics @ Bayer
- [BE] Country Manager – Zaventem @ Etex
- [PL] Director, Warsaw Office @ Atlantic Council
Here the full list job ads from Hidden Job Market:
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Date: March 17, 2021 / 18:30 – 21:30 CET
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Market Signals – where do they come from?
We started by monitoring the number of LinkedIn job ads in 18 European countries in Week 13 of 2020 (mid-March) – and extended our observations to ultimately 38 countries in Europe since Week 15. This allows us to measure a KPI that gives quite a good feel of the overall trend on the global job market.
Career Angels analyze the collected figures and complement the quantitative data with detailed and personal statements & insights of CEOs, HR Directors, investors, board members, candidates and headhunters that we know personally. We observe if and what kind of trends there are to leverage them into better candidate management & more effective job search methods.
These are not usual times, so we decided to share our market signals by the end of each week. If the country / context is important, we’ll add them. Otherwise, we’ll keep it general for confidentiality.
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Good timing and proper preparation are crucial for any job search. So when is a good time to look for a job? Always? Never? Well, it depends on your situation.
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If you don’t feel like reading the whole article and summary of our poll with the commentary: the short answer is NO. But it’s not a NO and that’s it. It’s a NO that has two * to it which we’ll describe at the end of this post, so feel free to skip ahead.
We created a poll on LinkedIn asking: “An experienced manager / executive uses the “green frame” on the profile picture. What do you think?”. And the answers they could choose from were:
• Great! Points for courage!
• It might help.
• Don’t know. Don’t really care.
• It’s not professional!
This week we’ve researched job ads for executives across Europe and have found 47 gems like the following:
- [EE] Business Manager, Microsoft Consulting – Western Europe @ Microsoft
- [PL] Head of Global Processes @ Hays
- [SK] Principal Finance Analyst @ Amazon
- [BE] Transformation Business Program Manager @ AXA
- [PL] Head of Sales Poximity Channel and Field TeaCo @ Unilever