Monster Employment Index Gulf witnesses year-on-year surge of 5% in January 2021
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Highlights
1. The Monster Employment Index (MEI) marked inclination to 118 in January 2021 from 112 in January 2020. The upward trend reflects growth in the job market.. 2. Month-on-month, it remained steady; December 2020 saw an index of 118.. 3. Online hiring demand in January'21 exceeded Januray'20 level in 1 of the 13 Industries monitored by the Index.. 4. The Monster Employment Index KSA increased to 128 in January 2021 from 127 in January 2020..
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The Monster Employment Index is a broad and comprehensive monthly analysis of online job posting activity conducted by Monster India. Based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities culled from a large, representative selection of online career outlets, the Monster Employment Index presents a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide. Monster has taken due care in compiling and processing the data available from various sources for Monster Employment Index, but does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or action / decision taken or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Monster Employment Index was first launched in India in May 2010 with data collected since October 2009 followed by Gulf in April 2011 with data collected since October 2010; Singapore in May 2014 with data collected since January 2011; Philippines and Malaysia in May 2015 with data collected since February 2014.

January 2021 Index Highlights:

  • The Monster Employment Index (MEI) marked inclination to 118 in January 2021 from 112 in January 2020. The upward trend reflects growth in the job market.
  • Month-on-month, it remained steady; December 2020 saw an index of 118.
  • Online hiring demand in January'21 exceeded Januray'20 level in 1 of the 13 Industries monitored by the Index.
  • The Monster Employment Index KSA increased to 128 in January 2021 from 127 in January 2020.