Employers have hired a growing number of people in June compared to previous months, according to the Adecco Group's analysis of labour market data by the IHS Markit Purchasing Managers’ Index survey (PMI)*. The IHS Markit Employment Index for Europe is back above pre-pandemic levels and keeps on climbing.
All 20 PMI sectors registered higher employment in June 2021 compared to the previous month – the first time we’ve witnessed such broad hiring growth since June 2018, data shows.
So which industries in Europe are topping the Employment Index charts and which are lagging?
Technology Equipment and Industrial Goods: hiring is on the up!
Computers, televisions, electric motors, and cement are some of the most in-demand outputs from industries on the market right now! A growing number of people are being hired to build these products, data shows. The Employment Index for these industries just keeps on rising after the pandemic dip.