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Intersectoral Employment Changes

In 2020 – 2022, there were fluctuations in the supply and demand of goods, products and services due to quarantines and disruptions in the supply chain. The global economic recovery has reshaped the distribution of employment across sectors. Trends observed across companies show that certain sectors are affected by the pandemic in different ways and recovery processes vary depending on these differences.

Strong Recovery in the Information Technology and Digital Communications Sector

According to the outcomes of the Future of Jobs Report; It reveals that information technology and digital communications are experiencing a strong recovery in most countries. The strong recovery in the digitalization and information technology sectors reflects a period in which digitalization and the remote working trend are gaining momentum. Remote working models, which were born out of necessity at first; both the economic aspects of the company owners and so on. It has become more in demand as it is deemed more convenient and the workforce has the opportunity to work from wherever they want (in line with different decisions taken on a company basis). These sectors may have experienced a significant increase in demand as the pandemic changed the way they did business.

Slow Recovery in Accommodation, Food and Entertainment Sectors

Accommodation, food and entertainment (in terms of production and consumer); It is possible to say that the wholesale and consumer goods sectors are experiencing a slower recovery process. The slower recovery of these sectors has been driven by pandemic-related challenges such as travel restrictions and supply chain disruptions. Since the relevant sectors often rely on physical interactions, the effects of the pandemic have been more pronounced.

Analysis of Sectoral Employment Changes

Again, according to the graphs in the Future of Jobs Report, since the first quarter of 2019, in most countries; There was an increase in employment in professional services, education and training, health and healthcare services, and the government and public sector. But employment in supply chain and transportation, as well as media, entertainment and sports, has lagged behind.
Changes in employment across business sectors appear to be shaped by the needs and priorities of societies and businesses. Increased employment in areas such as professional services, education and training, healthcare and the government sector may reflect an emphasis on services that are essential during this period.

Dynamic Changes and Advancing Expectations in the Business World

This data reflects the dynamic and changing nature of the business world. It is thought that in the future, companies with strong adaptation and innovation capabilities will be able to keep up with these changes better. Additionally, as the effects of the pandemic continue, the business world is expected to focus on more resilient and sustainable models.