The ten most popular industries for jobseekers right now
New online search data has revealed the most popular industries for job-seeking professionals, producing rankings from 55m user sessions.
The figures were pulled by job site CV-Library in January 2018, providing an overview of Britain’s labour market and which industries are in greatest demand among jobseekers.
Most revealingly, the highest number of searches emerged from construction and engineering, clocking up 779, 179 and 660, 858 respectively.
The demand for jobs in both sectors followed the collapse of construction giant Carillion last month. It was reported that 20, 000 jobs could be cut throughout the firm’s supply chain, with the survival of thousands of small firms in doubt.
Praseeda Nair is the editorial director of Business Advice, and its sister publication for growing businesses, Real Business. She's an impassioned advocate for women in leadership, and likes to profile business owners, advisors and experts in the field of entrepreneurship and management.
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