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Gurgaon headed for a job boom worth 12,000 vacancies

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12000 vacancies on grabs, e-commerce start-ups on a hiring spree especially in NCR region!

According to Economic Times online, the city of Gurgaon is headed for an unprecedented boom in the job space. Ever-mushrooming start-ups and e-commerce companies are generating thousands of vacancies in Gurgaon.

“Last year, business expansion had brought 7,000-8,000 vacancies but this year, the number will easily cross 12,000,” says Udit Mittal, managing director of Gurgaon-based Unison International Consulting.

Kuldeep Bhayana, entrepreneur and venture capitalist who helped set up 30 start-ups in Gurgaon early this year, is equally optimistic about its job market. “There is an array of new jobs in the market. And the best thing about the start-up culture is that the jobs are created across all verticals unlike the IT sector where boom generates jobs only for engineers. E-commerce companies are hiring people in support functions, operations, engineering, finance, etc,” he says.

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This is the best opportunity for employees who are unsatisfied with their latest appraisal. The promising employment scene in the city has become as a relief for those who feel their increments were not motivating enough to stay put in their current jobs.

Some interesting updates from the Gurgaon job market:

• Foodpanda, a popular online food delivery company, based in Gurgaon, plans to hire 2,000 employees in the next one year.
• Impetus Technologies, a city-based IT firm, is planning to hire 500 engineers in the next two years and is conducting recruitment drives in Gurgaon.
• IndianRoots.com too is hiring around 500 people in the next year, and of them, 150 will be inducted over the next two-three months.
• Shopclues.com is hiring around 700 employees by March next year to nearly double its workforce to 1,500.

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