Easter will create 3,890 contracts in the Canary Islands this year, 22.6% more than a year ago, according to recruitment forecasts made by Randstad, which indicate that 84,750 contracts will be signed throughout the country, representing an increase of 17.1%, and of which eight out of ten will be in the hotel and catering sector.
However, the company has specified that this figure is still 27% lower than the 116,115 contracts registered in 2019, before the outbreak of the pandemic.
With regard to sectors, 81.6% of the 84,750 contracts that will be signed this Easter campaign will correspond to the hotel and catering industry, followed by passenger transport (11.8%) and artistic and recreational activities (6.8%).
Forecasts reveal that hiring will grow in all the country’s autonomous communities.
autonomous communities in the country. Specifically, the largest increases will occur in the Balearic Islands (25.1%), Navarre (23.4%), the Canary Islands (22.6%), the Valencian Community (20.6%) and Aragon (20.2%), all of them above 20%.
Meanwhile, with more moderate increases, but still above the labour average (17.1%) are Catalonia (18.1%), the Community of Madrid (17.8%) and Andalusia (17.3%), while below the average are Cantabria (15.6%), the Basque Country (14.8%), Castile-La Mancha (14.3%), Castile and Leon (13%), Galicia and Asturias (12.3%). The most discreet increases will occur in Extremadura (11.3%), La Rioja (10%) and the Region of Murcia (9.3%).
On a provincial level, Teruel (30.8%), Las Palmas (24%), Huesca (22.7%) and Valencia (22.6%) will be the provinces with the greatest growth in hiring at Easter compared to last year, while the most discreet increases will take place in Ávila (4.8%), Soria (7.5%), Lugo (7.7%) and Ourense (7.9%) and Palencia will be the only province in which the volume of hiring will fall, specifically by 5.7%.
The firm has indicated that this Easter, companies need professionals with little margin of moderate weather, since the market and its demands evolve in an agile way. Thus, they are looking for profiles with high availability and quick adaptation to the position, preferably with previous experience in the sector in which they develop their activity.
“After a year since the entry into force of the labour reform, which has had a considerable impact on the type and volume
considerably on the typology and volume of recruitment, it is very positive to see that, despite
very positive to see that, despite the economic uncertainty,
the forecasts indicate an increase in contracts with respect to 2022″, explained the
2022″, explained the director of Randstad Research, Valentin Bote.