Lintberg Index April

The Lintberg Index, representing the chances for candidates in the top segment of the labor market, has taken a step back in April. After three consecutively strong months the index dropped from 97 to 74, a decrease of 23 points. A small decline in the number of newly available 100k+ positions was already noticeable in the second half of March, this trend continued into April. The last week of the month showed signs of recovery, with an increase in published positions.

The number of new positions in April proved to be 18% less. Furthermore, in April around 10% more applications were processed as compared to the month before. This increase also contributes to the lower index.

Lintberg Index takes a step back

Lintberg Index takes a step back in April

* The Lintberg Index is a monthly analysis of developments in the top 2% of the labour market. The index is a weighted index based on the number of running vacancies, the number of new vacancies, the positions advertising period and the total the number of application on €100K+ jobs in the Netherlands based on the input of the market leader Lintberg. A higher index indicates an improved labour market for professionals in the 100k+ segment.

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