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September 29, 2021

KBC Group NV tops our hiring leaderboard for August 2021

By Patrick Scott

KBC Group NV has topped our hiring leaderboard in the three months to the end of August 2021, advertising for an average of 3,711 new jobs a month over that period.

This equates to 91 new postions per 1,000 employees at the Belgium-based company, the highest rate out of the 189 large banks, payment providers, cards programmes and processors companies tracked by GlobalData’s job analytics database.

For the purposes of this analysis, we’ve defined a large company as one with more than 1,000 employees and have included those for which GlobalData has comprehensive figures.

KBC Group NV’s hiring rate has increased in the past three months when compared to the previous three, with an average of 2,694 new jobs posted in the three months up to and including May 2021.

Citizens Financial Group Inc came in second place based on the rate per employee metric with 74 new job postings per 1,000 employees in the three months up to the end of August 2021, while Texas Capital Bancshares Inc was in third place.

The full top 10 for the three months to August can be viewed in the following table.

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When ignoring the size of the company, Citigroup Inc came top of the rankings for total job ads posted in the past quarter, with Wells Fargo & Co in second and JPMorgan Chase & Co in third.

GlobalData’s job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies across the world, drawing in jobs as they’re posted and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from the seniority of each position to whether a job is linked to wider industry trends such as automation or artificial intelligence.

You can keep track of the latest data from this database as it emerges by visiting our live dashboard here.

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