The South & Central American sports industry experienced a 9% drop in new job postings in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Banco Santander with 1,741 job postings, according to GlobalData’s analysis of sports company job postings. GlobalData’s Sport Trends and Predictions 2023 report analyses significant trends that influence the sport sector. It provides insights into the market landscape, financial growth prospects, and the current outlook for the future of trends such as cryptocurrency and the metaverse. Buy the report here.
Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for a 9% share of the South & Central American sports industry’s total new job postings in Q2 2023, drop 0.99% over the prior quarter.
Management Occupations drive sports hiring activity
Management Occupations, with a share of 9% new job postings, was the occupation with the greatest hiring activity in the South & Central American sports industry in Q2 2023 , ahead of Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 9% share of new job postings.
The other prominent roles included Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 5% share in Q2 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 4% share and Sales and Related Occupations with a 3% share of new job postings.
Top five companies accounted for 21% of hiring activity
Banco Santander posted 1,741 jobs in Q2 2023 and registered a growth of 48% over the previous quarter, followed by Marriott International with 1,007 jobs and a 59% drop. Mercado Libre, with 785 jobs, and Citigroup, with 705 jobs, recorded a 22% drop and a 13% drop, respectively, while Prosegur Compania De Seguridad recorded a 18% decline with a 649 new job postings during Q2 2023.
Regional analysis of hiring in the South & Central American sports industry, Q2 2023
Brazil held the leading share of the South & Central American sports hiring activity with a 39.92% share, an 8% increase over Q1 2023. Argentina was next with 11.80%, four-percentage-point down over the previous quarter.
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