The French insurance industry experienced a 47% drop in new job postings in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Swiss Life with 1,446 job postings according to GlobalData’s analysis of insurance company job postings. GlobalData’s France General Insurance Market report offers an in-depth analysis of the key categories, trends by line of business, and detailed market forecasts including key performance indicators for 2021-2026 in France’s general insurance market. The report profiles top general insurance companie Buy the report here.

Notably, Management Occupations jobs accounted for an 8% share of the French’s insurance industry new job postings in Q1 2023, down by 40% over the prior quarter.

Management Occupations drive insurance hiring activity

Of the industry's total hiring activity, the highest number of new job postings were for Management Occupations, which accounted for 8% of the total new job postings in Q1 2023 and were up by 25% year-on-year. Second highest were Business and Financial Operations Occupations, which accounted for 6% and rise by 16% year-on-year, and third highest were Computer and Mathematical Occupations, which were 34% of the new job postings and 24% lower year-on-year.

Top five companies in insurance accounted for 83% of hiring activity

The highest number of jobs were posted by Swiss Life with 1,446, followed by AXA with 1,140, while the highest increase was at Covea Mutual Insurance Group at 51%.

For further understanding of GlobalData's France General Insurance Market Size, Trends by Line of Business (Personal, Accident and Health, Liability, Financial Lines, Property, Motor, and Marine, Aviation and Transit Insurance), Distribution Channel, Competitive Landscape and Forecast to 2026, buy the report here.

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