Online IT-BPO hiring up 9% in the Philippines

The Philippines continues to post the strongest online hiring activities in the IT, BPO, and Telecom/ISP in May 2016, leading Malaysia and Singapore. According to the latest round of Monster Employment Index, while IT-BPO online hiring in May was 2% lower than the 11% annual growth recorded in April, it remains the strongest out of the three markets. Singapore remained the same as April, with 1% growth while Malaysia posted -1% decline year-over-year. Sanjay Modi, managing director at APAC and Middle East, expects more companies to bring onboard skilled IT talent and leaders as digital transformation will remain a constant among organizations.