The global consumer industry experienced a 32% drop in new job postings related to ecommerce in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 33% decrease versus Q3 2022. GlobalData’s Consumer: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the consumer industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.
Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 24% share of the global consumer industry’s ecommerce-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, down 35% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive ecommerce-related hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 24%, emerged as the top ecommerce-related job roles within the consumer industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings drop by 35% quarter-on-quarter. Business and Financial Operations Occupations came in second with a share of 8% in Q3 2023, with new job postings dropping by 32% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent ecommerce roles include Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 6% share in Q3 2023, Sales and Related Occupations with a 6% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in consumer industry accounted for 23% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton, Nestle, Shiseido, JBS, and Estee Lauder. Together they accounted for a combined share of 23% of all ecommerce-related new jobs in the consumer industry.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton posted 281 ecommerce-related new jobs in Q3 2023, Nestle 226 jobs, Shiseido 156 jobs, JBS 138 jobs, and Estee Lauder 133 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 35.97% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023
The largest share of ecommerce-related new job postings in the consumer industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 35.97% followed by France (11.66%) and the UK (7.40%). The share represented by the US was ten percentage points lower than the 45.47% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.
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