The global medical industry experienced a 20% drop in new job postings related to social media in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 20% decrease versus Q3 2022. GlobalData’s Medical Devices: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the medical devices industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.
Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 19% share of the global medical industry’s social media-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, down 17% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive social media-related hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 19%, emerged as the top social media-related job roles within the medical industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings drop by 17% quarter-on-quarter. Business and Financial Operations Occupations came in second with a share of 12% in Q3 2023, with new job postings dropping by 15% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent social media roles include Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 9% share in Q3 2023, Sales and Related Occupations with a 8% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in medical industry accounted for 45% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were ConvaTec Group, Guerbet, athenahealth, Elekta, and SmileDirectClub. Together they accounted for a combined share of 45% of all social media-related new jobs in the medical industry.
ConvaTec Group posted 329 social media-related new jobs in Q3 2023, Guerbet 215 jobs, athenahealth 208 jobs, Elekta 163 jobs, and SmileDirectClub 117 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 47.17% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023
The largest share of social media-related new job postings in the medical industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 47.17% followed by the UK (8.85%) and India (7.93%). The share represented by the US was four percentage points lower than the 51.10% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.
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