The North American sportcal industry experienced a 32% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Advance Auto Parts with 25,583 job postings, according to GlobalData’s analysis of sportcal company job postings. Buy the report here.
Notably, Sales and Related Occupations jobs accounted for a 12% share of the North American sportcal industry’s total new job postings in Q1 2023, drop 32% over the prior quarter.
Sales and Related Occupations drive sportcal hiring activity
Sales and Related Occupations, with a share of 12% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the North American sportcal industry in Q1 2023 , ahead of Management Occupations with an 11% share of new job postings.
The other prominent roles included Food Preparation and Serving Related Occupations with an 8% share in Q1 2023, Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 7% share and Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 7% share of new job postings.
Top five companies accounted for 14% of hiring activity
Advance Auto Parts posted 25,583 jobs in Q1 2023 and registered a growth of 100% over the previous quarter, followed by Starbucks with 21,100 jobs and a 12% growth. Marriott International, with 18,222 jobs, and Walmart, with 18,000 jobs, recorded a 103% rise and a 70% drop, respectively, while Macy's recorded a 12% decline with a 16,438 new job postings during Q1 2023.
Regional analysis of hiring in the North American sportcal industry, Q1 2023
The US held the leading share of the North American sportcal hiring activity with a 92.94% share, a 32% decrease over Q4 2022. Canada was next with 4.33%, four-percentage-point down over the previous quarter.