St. Petersburg people started looking for a new job right after the start of the new year. During the first week of 2021, 88 thousand CVs were posted or updated.
The most popular job segments were sales, career start, administrative personnel, transport and logistics, IT and telecom, and industrial manufacturing, a spokesperson for the North-West branch of the hh.ru job search service told Saint-Petersburg TV Channel.
Every second job seeker is aged 26 to 35, most of them have more than a six years’ experience.
Experts believe that the sooner the jobseeker starts search, the better, as the competition in the St. Petersburg labour market is rather tough at the moment.
The most high-paid job offers posted in January are IT developers, hydrogeologists, and managers. They are offered 120 to 450 thousand rubles (1,620 to 6,090 dollars) a month.