The global auto industry experienced a 12% 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 2% increase versus Q2 2022. The key social themes, commitment details of leading companies to social responsibility, and discussions and hiring activity for social responsibility in automotive and 15 other key sectors are covered in GlobalData’s Social Responsibility Trends by Sector – Thematic Intelligence report. Buy the report here.
Notably, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations jobs accounted for an 11% share of the global auto industry’s social responsibility-related total new job postings in Q2 2023, down 2% over the prior quarter.
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations drive social responsibility-related hiring activity
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations, with a share of 11%, emerged as the top social responsibility-related job roles within the auto industry in Q2 2023, with new job postings drop by 2% quarter-on-quarter. Sales and Related Occupations came in second with a share of 11% in Q2 2023, with new job postings dropping by 57% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent social responsibility roles include Management Occupations with an 11% share in Q2 2023, Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 7% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in auto industry accounted for 39% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q2 2023 were Caliber Collision Centers, AutoNation, Bridgestone, Robert Bosch, and Penske Automotive Group. Together they accounted for a combined share of 39% of all social responsibility-related new jobs in the auto industry.
Caliber Collision Centers posted 3,738 social responsibility-related new jobs in Q2 2023, AutoNation 1,619 jobs, Bridgestone 1,575 jobs, Robert Bosch 1,048 jobs, and Penske Automotive Group 1,014 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 71.12% share of total new job postings, Q2 2023
The largest share of social responsibility-related new job postings in the auto industry in Q2 2023 was in the US with 71.12% followed by the UK (7.33%) and Germany (4.14%). The share represented by the US was seven percentage points lower than the 77.73% share it accounted for in Q1 2023.
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