The Australian sportcal industry experienced a 3% drop in new job postings in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Woolworths Group with 14,078 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of sportcal company job postings. GlobalData’s Sport: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the sport industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 15% share of the Australian sportcal industry new job postings in Q4 2023, up by 21% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive sportcal industry hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 15% of the total new job postings in Q4 2023 and were up by 30% year-on-year. Second highest were Office and Administrative Support Occupations, which accounted for 10% and rise by 56% year-on-year, and third highest were Sales and Related Occupations, which were 15% of the new job postings and 83% higher year-on-year.

Top five companies in sportcal industry accounted for 64% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Woolworths Group with 14,078, followed by Coles Group with 5,027, while the highest increase was at Ashurst at 117%.

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This content was updated on 6 January 2024

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