Labour market index of Ukraine as of February 21, 2012
Association of Regional Recruitment Agencies “ARKA” and Navigator Consulting Company together with the largest job websites inform about change in Labour market index of Ukraine as of February 21, 2012. Labour market index shows change of demand and supply, Ukrainian labour market trends over the past 5 weeks.
Index growth indicates increase in demand for personnel in Ukraine. Index fall indicates that it is getting more difficult for an average job seeker to get a job.
The index of labor market in Ukraine has increased by 2 points. It can be noted that the labor market for the first time in the past five weeks has started to grow. Demand for staff has grown steadily.
Index takes into account 3 factors:
• ratio of total amount of resumes to job vacancies posted on the leading job websites (labour market demand and supply);
• ratio of employer activity (posting of vacancies) to job seeker activity (posting of resumes) within the given week (changes in demand/supply);
• total amount of job vacancies posted on the websites – research participants (overall demand for human resources).
The number of vacancies has grown steadily the third week, and the number of active job seekers in the last week suddenly decreased slightly. Due to this improved indicator of supply/ demand in the labor market - for applicants now have more choice of jobs.