India Inc’s hiring activity up 57% in September, according to Naukri’s JobSpeak
Hiring in the IT-software/software services sector grew 138% y-o-y in September led by an accelerated pace digitisation post pandemic
Source | economictimes.indiatimes.com | ET Bureau
Mumbai: India Inc’s hiring activity surpassed pre-Covid levels last month, buoyed by accelerated pace of vaccination, rise in consumer demand and a host of positive economic indicators leading to increased confidence among organisations, according to jobs portal Naukri.com.
Naukri JobSpeak, a monthly hiring activity index based on job listings on Naukri.com, grew for the third consecutive month in September to hit a record high of 2,753, growing 21% over September 2019 levels and 57% year on year.
“India is witnessing a never-seen-before activity in hiring,” said Pawan Goyal, chief business officer of Naukri.com.
“Fuelled by the demand for IT professionals, it truly is heartening to see the industries recover at the onset of the festive season. Majority of the sectors, cities and experience bands have recorded positive growth,” he said.