According to LinkedIn, demand for training supervisors spiked by nearly 5x in recent months, more than any other job on the platform globally. Given the current economic uncertainty, it seems that businesses are hoping to retain their current teams by investing in learning and development, with data showing that job posts for training supervisors grew by +374% (or 4.7x) between April 1 and June 30, 2022.
Jobs with fastest growing demand on LinkedIn:
Roles with the greatest increase in LinkedIn job posts, Q1 2022 (January 1 – March 31) vs. Q2 2022 (April 1 – June 30)
- Training Supervisor +4.7x more job posts in Q2 2022 vs. Q1 2022
- Patient Service Representative +3.9x
- Physiotherapist +3.6x
- Distribution Specialist +3.2x
- Delivery Driver +3.2x
- Office Coordinator +3.2x
- Paediatric Nurse +3.2x
- Kitchen Staff +3.1x
- Oracle Specialist +2.9x
- Brand Representative +2.5x
Healthcare roles represented two of the top three roles with the fastest-growing demand, with patient service representatives and physiotherapists seeing increases of almost 4x and over 3.5x, respectively.
Frontline workers continue to see strong spikes in hiring demand, particularly for logistics roles like distribution specialists and delivery drivers. This will be partially driven by increasing popularity of delivery services, combined with difficulties in hiring and retaining this workforce.