The German mining industry experienced a 24% drop in new job postings in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Heraeus with 372 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of mining company job postings. GlobalData’s Mining: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the mining industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Office and Administrative Support Occupations jobs accounted for a 10% share of the German mining industry new job postings in Q3 2023, down by 3% over the prior quarter.

Office and Administrative Support Occupations drive mining industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which accounted for 10% of the total new job postings in Q3 2023 and were down by 18% year-on-year. Second highest were Management Occupations, which accounted for 7% and drop by 57% year-on-year, and third highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which were 14% of the new job postings and 30% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in mining industry accounted for 52% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Heraeus with 372, followed by ABB with 210, while the highest increase was at Deere & Co at 47%.

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This content was updated on 8 October 2023

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