The number of
vacancies on employment sites exceeded the pre-pandemic period by 5%, Inga Shakhbazyan,
hr.ge portal manager, says.
According to her,
22% of jobs are in the Horeca sector.
“Job openings have been growing
since January 2021. The most significant
growth was recorded in March and May. Moreover, in May the number of vacancies
not only reached pre-pandemic levels, but also increased by 5%, ”she explains.
According to Shakhbazyan,
June is usually passive, although a 10% reduction in the demand for labor is observed that is typical for this
“As you know, the pandemic hardest hit the tourism business and in terms
of job openings, this sector was the most
passive. From the second half of February, the situation began to change, and
in March these sectors started recovering. Tourism and restaurants accounted
for 22% of job advertisements in May that is a very good result as before the
pandemic it was 20%, ” Inga Shahbazyan notes.
Apart from the restaurant and hospitality business,
demand has grown in the accounting, finance, banking and healthcare sectors.
“A recovery process
is observed in almost all sectors of the
economy, in trade - 23%, followed by hotels and restaurants, accounting -
finance 5%, banking sector - 5%, medicine - 4%. Other sectors account for 2% of vacancies, ” hr.ge portal manager
are registered on the site per day. In the first months of the pandemic, the
number of job seekers almost doubled due to high unemployment rate in that
In Shahbazyan’s words, all
employers emphasize the problem of quality they want in their