Job listings for the catering and retail sectors have increased since the city’s fifth coronavirus wave, according to data from an online platform. Photo: Sam Tsang
Job listings for the catering and retail sectors have increased since the city’s fifth coronavirus wave, according to data from an online platform. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: demand for frontline staff surges in Hong Kong retail, catering sectors, but employers say workers are scarce

  • Online job search platform Moovup had almost 13,000 catering sector listings in December, a rise of 230 per cent since March
  • Higher salaries have failed to entice people to apply for frontline jobs in catering and retail industries, employers say

Job listings for the catering and retail sectors have increased since the city’s fifth coronavirus wave, according to data from an online platform. Photo: Sam Tsang
Job listings for the catering and retail sectors have increased since the city’s fifth coronavirus wave, according to data from an online platform. Photo: Sam Tsang
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