Search thinkSPAIN.com for  in 
spain jobs
backprinttell a friend

January sales create over 80,000 new jobs
By:
thinkSPAIN , Tuesday, January 5, 2016

POST-CHRISTMAS sales mean 80,200 new temporary jobs in Spain have been taken up, or 5% more than in January 2015, according to recruitment agency Adecco.

Perfume and cosmetics, clothing and accessories, electronics, toys, food, distribution, wholesalers, logistics and transport, bars and restaurants are the areas where most of the new employment has been created.

Sales and customer service roles are the most prolific, including publicity hostesses at events, promoters, call centre staff and shop assistants.

Around a quarter of those taken on for the Christmas campaign have had their temporary job contracts renewed to cover the festive sales – which end in late February – especially those with customer service experience and who are good at selling.

Employees with these talents are likely to be the most sought-after for the rest of the year, with jobs in customer-facing and sales roles expected to increase by between 50% and 60%.

Retail jobs increase by 50% over the Christmas, New Year, Three Kings and winter sales periods, whilst transport and logistics positions rise by 20%.

Catalunya has seen the highest number of new temporary jobs offered – 14,668 – followed by the Valencia region, with 13,562 and the Greater Madrid region with 10,750.

Combined, they make up half of all seasonal jobs in Spain, and are followed by Murcia (9,150) and Andalucía (nearly 8,000).

Other than Asturias (995 jobs), Cantabria (910), La Rioja (686), the Balearic Islands (223) and Extremadura (210), the rest of the regions expect to take on between 3,000 and 4,100 new staff apiece.

By provinces, Barcelona has taken on the most new workers – 11,500 – followed by Madrid, Valencia and Murcia at between 9,000 and 11,000.

 

 

 
Print Share Article RSS News Feed
print tell a friend stumble it!  delicious  digg it!  facebook   rss feed View feed | Add to my RSS reader rss feed

Latest ThinkSpain News
Canary Islands host cast and crew of three major cinema productions
Leisure/Entertainment - (8/12/2016)
Youth hit by lorry whilst skateboarding down N-332 through Santa Pola
Crime/Incidents - (8/12/2016)
Champions League round-up
Sport - (8/12/2016)
 
Latest Business/Economy articles
IVA for online press and e-books to drop from 21% to 4%
Spain  - (7/12/2016)
El Corte Inglés challenges Amazon with immediate delivery service
Spain  - (6/12/2016)
Telepizza to open in UK, Iran, Malta and Saudi Arabia next year
Spain  - (1/12/2016)
 
  back
Follow thinkSPAIN on
Facebook Twitter
 
 
 
 
 
© 2003-2016 Think Web Content, S.L. - All rights reserved