Industries with the most applications

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Recruiters in certain industries are being overwhelmed with applications

Recruiters in certain industries are being overwhelmed with applications to each job they post – receiving as many as 79 CVs per role.

Research from TribePad has found that the average job advert receives 39 applications – but in the logistics industry this rises to 79, and in hospitality hirers are having to select from 67 candidates per role.

The top five most competitive industries, based on average applications per role, were: