The global apparel industry experienced a 17% rise in new job postings related to corporate governance in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Corporate Governance in Apparel – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 89% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Retail Salespersons jobs accounted for a 5% share of the global apparel industry’s corporate governance-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 24% over the prior quarter.
Retail Salespersons, with a share of 5%, emerged as the top corporate governance-related job roles within the apparel industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 24% quarter-on-quarter. General and Operations Managers came in second with a share of 5% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 26% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent corporate governance roles include Laborers and Material Movers with a 4% share in Q3 2022, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers with a 3% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Macy's, Amazon.com, Neiman Marcus Group LTD and Walmart. Together they accounted for a combined share of 29% of all corporate governance-related active jobs in the apparel industry.
The largest share of corporate governance-related new job postings in the apparel industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 72% followed by the UK (9%) and India (4%). The share represented by the US was six percentage points higher than the 66% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.