Top 10 Industries Still Hiring During COVID-19 Pandemic

Updated: Sep 14, 2021



COVID-19 disrupted the landscape of employment in the Philippines, which have displaced over 2 million workers since the lockdown began according to JobStreet. This situation is bleak, but don't lose hope just yet. If you are in the market looking for jobs during the pandemic, here the Top 10 industries that are still hiring you can consider applying.




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Top Industries Hiring During the Pandemic


Over 37,000 jobs are currently available as of May 2020. In these JobStreet listings, 63% are education-related while 10% are related to maintenance services. The top industries hiring right now includes BPO, human resources, government, and education sectors. These are the list of these industries and the number of available jobs posted in jobstreet.com.

Rank

Industry

No. of available Jobs

1

Call Center/IT-Enabled Services/BPO

22, 795

2

Government

8,105

3

Education

​4,946

4

Banking/Financial Services

2,092

5

Computer/Information Technology

2,086

6

Healthcare/Medical

1,744

7

Property/Real Estate

1,617

8

​Retail/Merchandise

1,556

9

Manufacturing/Production

1,214

10

Transportation/Logistics

783



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You can search for these job postings in JobStreet.com.


As you can see, there are still a significant amount of jobs available and that's just in the JobStreet website. Considering the other job posting websites which has a huge amount of job postings also. I will be posting soon for the next article a list of job posting websites you can find jobs at.


Hope this article in our Jobs & Skills series can provide some glimpse of hope for you to get up and find the job that is right for you because eventually, you'll land it! Best of luck!



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Source: The Job Report (May 2020)



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