The Monster Employment Index is a monthly gauge of online job posting activity in Middle-East based on a real-time review of tens of thousands of employer job opportunities culled from a large representative selection of career Web sites and online job listings. The Index does not reflect the trend of any one advertiser or source, but is an aggregate measure of the change in job listings across the industry.
“The year 2014 ended on a positive note with the Monster Employment Index for Saudi Arabia charting a 12 percent growth on the year. Among industry sectors, Chemicals, Plastic/ Rubber, Paints, Fertilizer/ Pesticides experienced the strongest long-term growth for the third month in a row. Conversely, the Oil and Gas sector registered the steepest decline in December. Compared to a year ago, there was a notable improvement in demand for Purchase, Logistics, Supply Chain professionals. Recent reports (Informa Exhibitions and The Talent Enterprise) have forecasted a very positive outlook for the coming twelve months for Saudi Arabia along with the rest of the GCC” said Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, Monster.com (India/ Middle- East/ South East Asia/ Hong Kong).