Job Numbers Jump +40% in November
Online job board InfoJobs recorded a +39.8% increase in the number of jobs posted online during November 2013, compared with the same month last year. In November 2013, there were 93,261 jobs posted online, equating to 26,561 more job advertisements than last year. The number of young people seeking employment in November rose by +12.5% compared with a year ago. There were 1,594 people between the ages of 16 and 19 in search of employment last month. Catalonia and Madrid were the regions with the greatest number of jobseekers who would be willing to relocate in order to secure a job. Castilla-La Mancha was the region with the highest number of jobseekers (60.8) actively seeking work outside of their region. Retail and Sales was the sector that reported the biggest jump in job adverts on InfoJobs compared with a year ago, the additional 22,714 jobs equated to 44.4% of all jobs posted on the job board last month. This was followed by IT and Telecommunications (15.4%) and Customer Services (10.6%).