Job Seekers Boom as Job Vacancies Fall in PH

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A data from the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) show that the number of job vacancies in the Philippines decreased in 2016.

Based on the Integrated Survey and Labor and Employment (ISLE) which was published this month, job vacancies in the country had a downturn of 12 percent.

From 753,092 job vacancies in 2014, there were only 698,683 vacancies recorded in 2016.

According to PSA, clerical occupation had the highest share with 227,000 job vacancies, followed by service and sales workers with 115,373 vacancies.

ISLE is a nationwide survey that is conducted every two years.

It aims to monitor Philippine employment, industrial relations, occupational injuries and diseases and labor cost of employees.

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