From the Wires
Morgan McKinley Japan Releases Industry Hiring Survey
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 14, 2013 06:00 PM
TOKYO, January 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Morgan McKinley issues reports on hiring in financial services; professional services; healthcare; IT; and fashion, luxury & retail
Morgan McKinley has today released its annual hiring market reports covering five key industry sectors across Japan.
The reports based on a survey of over 300 professionals provide market intelligence and forecasts for 2013 into hiring and employment trends across financial services; professional services; healthcare; IT and luxury, fashion & retail.
To view each Hiring Market Report in full please click here:
Morgan McKinley Hiring Market Report Highlights
80% of financial services hiring managers expect to focus on permanent hiring
New headcount is anticipated in 35% of financial services businesses
Talent retention is the key personnel challenge for hiring managers in financial services
Half of hiring managers in the professional services sector believe talent with the right skills is key to increased hiring activity
At least one third of hiring managers will be recruiting without reducing headcount numbers at all
The greatest focus will be on hiring to increase headcount and cover project work
IT hiring in 2013 is most likely to be affected by team/company performance
95% of IT hiring managers will be recruiting for permanent roles and a third will recruit on a fixed term basis
Attracting new talent is the greatest challenge that hiring managers will face in the IT sector
Hiring is expected across 43% of healthcare business, with no job losses predicted
As well as replacement hiring, 58% expect to add headcount
Hiring in 2013 is most likely to be the same as the previous 12 months according to 67% of hiring managers
Fashion, Luxury & Retail:
Hiring activity will be predominantly affected by growth, internal restructuring, and other change factors
Over half of hiring managers expect to recruit without any headcount losses at all
Attracting new staff in the fashion, luxury & retail market is expected to be the greatest personnel challenge
Notes to editors:
Hiring Market Survey
Morgan McKinley carried out a telephone survey of over 300 senior level operational and HR managers working in organisations and functions across financial services; professional services; IT; healthcare; and fashion & luxury and retail in Japan.
Morgan McKinley is a global professional services recruiter connecting specialist talent with leading employers across multiple industries and disciplines.
With multiple offices across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, its professional recruitment expertise spans across banking & financial services, commerce & industry and professional services. Morgan McKinley is a preferred supplier to many of the major employers in its specialist sectors, as well as thousands of smaller local employers.
Morgan McKinley is a fully owned subsidiary of Premier Group which was recently named in the 50 Best Small and Medium Workplaces in Europe by the Great Places to Work Institute in 2012.
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