Looking for a job? Try sales or retail sectors
MANILA - The Bureau of Labor and Employment Statistics (BLES) reported that job vacancies during the first quarter of 2013 can be seen in the wholesale and retail trade sectors.
In the report, BLES said that job vacancies in large enterprises in Metro Manila as of end of the first quarter of 2013 reached 104,462. This is the second time that the figure exceeded 100,000 vacancies since 2011.
The wholesale and retail trade sector accounts for 40.5% of the total vacancies reported.
Professional, scientific and technical activities total 17.9% of the vacancies followed closely by administrative support and service activities by 14.3%.
Service workers and shop market sales workers dominated the list of job openings. Technicians and associate professionals and professional workers followed.
The report pointed out that Metro Manila economy is largely service-oriented.
These statistics were compiled from the results of the Labor Turnover Survey (LTS) conducted by the BLES. The LTS covered 763 respondents that were drawn from the Securities and Exchange Commission’s 2010 List of Top Corporations.