According to the July edition of the European Vacancy Monitor, labour demand increased in the private sector in most EU countries. Employment in the public sector shrank, mainly in the areas of education, health and social work.
Recovery in the private sector favoured mainly industrial workers, technicians, plant and machine operators, craft and related trade workers. Job vacancies in manufacturing rose by around 50 % in the fourth quarter of 2010 compared to the same quarter in 2009.
According to the latest issue of the European Job Mobility Bulletin, based on the vacancies published on the EURES portal, good employment opportunities are available for:
The same edition of the Bulletin also lists the top five jobs published on the EURES portal. At the end of May they were:
The European Vacancy Monitor provides an overview of recent developments on the European job market. The European Job Mobility Bulletin focuses on the analysis of vacancies posted on the EURES portal by national public employment services. These two quarterly bulletins were launched within the Europe 2020 flagship initiative 'An agenda for new skills and jobs'.