The Japanese consumer industry experienced a 61% drop in new job postings in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by ASICS with 1,207 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of consumer company job postings. 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, Sales and Related Occupations jobs accounted for a 42% share of the Japanese consumer industry new job postings in Q3 2023, down by 64% over the prior quarter.

Sales and Related Occupations drive consumer industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Sales and Related Occupations, which accounted for 42% of the total new job postings in Q3 2023 and were up by 846% year-on-year. Second highest were Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, and Media Occupations, which accounted for 7% and rise by 396% year-on-year, and third highest were Management Occupations, which were 46% of the new job postings and 32% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in consumer industry accounted for 77% of hiring activity

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The highest number of jobs were posted by ASICS with 1,207, followed by Kirin with 55, while the highest increase was at Shiseido at 55%.

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