HR function witnessed a growth of 20% in hiring from last year: Report

Drishti Pant | March 11, 2019

HR function witnessed a growth of 20% in hiring from last year: Report
The Naukri JobSpeak Index for February 2019 showed a 16 percent increase in hiring activity from February 2018 (2,087). Sharing the report, Sumeet Singh, CMO, Infoedge India Ltd. commented, “Naukri’s latest Hiring outlook survey with over 3300 recruiters across the country had anticipated increased hiring, wherein 84 percent recruiters surveyed said that new jobs would be created. It is good to see this growth led by core sectors viz. IT, Construction, Engineering & FMCG.” The IT - Software industry seems to have been on a hiring spree in the last one year. The industry clocked in a growth of 38 percent in hiring, making it one of the fastest growing industries. Followed by, Construction and Engineering industry which saw an increase in hiring with a growth rate of 16 percent and IT - Hardware (22 percent), and BPO (12 percent).

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