Some occupations have become a lot more competitive, while others remain hard to fill despite rising unemployment and inactivity.
Even though the UK still remains the preferred destination for Europeans looking outside their home countries, its position at the top has eroded substantially after Brexit. Over the same period, Ireland has caught the eye of more Europeans.
Despite London’s prominent position as the nation’s tech centre and a global tech hub, the city faces an unsettling trend—its tech job seekers are much more likely than the average Londoner to look for work in other British regions. The lure appears to be much lower living costs and availability of tech opportunities in other areas of the country.
Christmas is when demand for an array of goods and services reaches its peak. Employers often hire extra staff to cope with the onslaught of customers and, as Indeed data shows, they start to prepare early. So do jobseekers, who on average begin searching for Christmas positions even before employers start posting jobs in earnest.
Young UK workers have been deeply affected by changes in the labor market over the past decade, according to new Indeed Hiring Lab research.
What time do Europeans look for jobs? Indeed data for Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands show the weekly peak job search hour is Monday 11am-2pm, about one day earlier than in the US. Germans search early in the day, while French, Belgian, and Irish job seekers are latecomers. The Belgians and the French also take the longest lunchtime breaks. The British and especially the Dutch continue browsing for jobs until later in the evening.