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Job Applicant Confidence Index

Candidates optimistic of job market prospects and skills development beyond the next 6 months

  • 65% of job seekers in Hong Kong are confident of the current job market, with 70% confident of securing a job in less than 3 months
  • 60% rate the current national economy to be good
  • The desire to gain better work life balance (42%) and develop new skills (36%) are some of the top reasons why job seekers are likely to switch jobs 

Find out how confident job applicants are in Hong Kong as compared to other countries

About the Job Applicant Confidence Index

The Michael Page Job Applicant Confidence Index is a measure of how optimistic job applicants are about the current job market. The responses are based on those that applied for a job published on our Michael Page website in Q4 2019.