India Inc. witnesses 60% hike in online recruitment
According to the Monster Employment Index*, there has been a 60% growth in online recruitment, increasing from 32% in August. Hiring activity has been led by the production and manufacturing sectors. On the second level have been banking, financial services, and insurance in terms of online opportunities year-on-year, and the long-term growth momentum.
A few highlights of the report:
- Online recruitment activity in Production and Manufacturing more than doubled in the past one year.
- Banking/ Financial Services, Insurance (up 96 %) were second in the rung in terms of growth in online opportunities year-on-year.
- IT-Hardware, Software (up 84 %) continued to grow at the same pace as in the previous month.
- BPO/ITES (up 42 %), on the other hand, registered a heightened pace of growth year-on-year.
The stats indicate tremendous opportunity
The figures discussed above indicate that this is the best time for candidates to pull up their socks and present their candidature to prospective employers. In fact , they can further improve their prospects of selection via tools such as MeraJob SmartProfile™.
Growth across multiple domains
The rise in BPO recruitment means there are improved job prospects for call centre jobs, backend jobs and even admin jobs across the IT sector. The important part, however, is that the candidate must equip himself with the right attitude, skills and industry knowledge before approaching the potential employers.
*The Monster Employment Index, conducted by Monster India, is a broad and comprehensive monthly analysis of online job posting activity in India. It is based on a real-time review of millions of employer job opportunities and presents a snapshot of employer online recruitment activity nationwide.
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