Surge as jobseekers search for key worker roles

Job searches for key worker roles in the driving, retail and hospitality sectors have surged, according to data from job board CV-Library.

The data, released this morning, reveals the number of job searches made on the site between 16-22 March and compares this with figures from the week of 9-15 March with key industries witnessing large hikes: 

  1. Warehouse – up 132% 
  2. Retail – 127.8% 
  3. Driving – up 76.2% 
  4. Administration – up 60.2% 
  5. Healthcare – up 19.5% 

When looking at job searches for specific roles, the data reveals the following increases: 

  1. delivery driver – up 221.9% 
  2. electrician – up 118% 
  3. driver – up 98.2% 
  4. labourer – up 63% 
  5. project manager – up 33.2% 
  6. site manager – up 27.2% 
  7. cleaner – up 13.7% 
  8. retail assistant – up 13.3% 
  9. administrator – up 7.6% 
  10. warehouse operative – up 6.9% 

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