The global travel and tourism industry experienced a 34% drop in new job postings related to social responsibility in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 21% decrease versus Q2 2022. The key social themes, commitment details of leading companies to social responsibility, and discussions and hiring activity for social responsibility in Travel & Tourism and 15 other key sectors are covered in GlobalData’s Social Responsibility Trends by Sector – Thematic Intelligence report. Buy the report here.
Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 24% share of the global travel and tourism industry’s social responsibility-related total new job postings in Q2 2023, down 35% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive social responsibility-related hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 24%, emerged as the top social responsibility-related job roles within the travel and tourism industry in Q2 2023, with new job postings drop by 35% quarter-on-quarter. Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations came in second with a share of 15% in Q2 2023, with new job postings dropping by 43% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent social responsibility roles include Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 5% share in Q2 2023, Sales and Related Occupations with a 3% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in travel and tourism industry accounted for 55% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q2 2023 were Marriott International, Hilton Worldwide, Hertz Global, Accor, and Shangri-La Asia. Together they accounted for a combined share of 55% of all social responsibility-related new jobs in the travel and tourism industry.
Marriott International posted 5,505 social responsibility-related new jobs in Q2 2023, Hilton Worldwide 1,439 jobs, Hertz Global 1,186 jobs, Accor 1,005 jobs, and Shangri-La Asia 676 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 46.04% share of total new job postings, Q2 2023
The largest share of social responsibility-related new job postings in the travel and tourism industry in Q2 2023 was in the US with 46.04% followed by China (7.68%) and the UK (6.68%). The share represented by the US was four percentage points higher than the 41.61% share it accounted for in Q1 2023.
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