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Online Hiring Activity Surged 7% YoY In March 2019: TimesJobs

Online Hiring Activity Surged 7% YoY In March 2019: TimesJobs

The TimesJobs RecruiteX’s talent demand index reflected a 7% growth in year over year analysis in March 2019. The index continued its growth trajectory for the third successive month after registering growth in January 2019 and February 2019 as well.

On a month on month(M-o-M) basis, the demand index posted a 3% growth in March 2019 over February 2019. BPO, IT/Telecom and Healthcare sector were on a hiring spree during the first three months of 2019.

“In March 2019, IT/Telecom sector registered 9% growth in comparison to February 2019. This was the highest growth for any industrial sector in the review month. In fact, IT/Telecom and BPO sectors have been in the recruiting mode for quite some time now. An analysis of hiring at India Inc. in 2018 – done by RecruiteX – also pointed that these sectors were hiring significantly. For now, these are the sector to look out for,’’ said  Ramathreya Krishnamurthi, Business Head, TimesJobs and TechGig.

Key findings of RecruiteX March 2019 edition include:

IT/Telecom posted the highest growth in talent demand in March 2019, followed by BPO. A summary report of RecruiteX Mar 2019 edition is as follows:

Sectors posting the highest growth in talent demand (in M-o-M comparison):

  •      IT/Telecom (9%)
  •      BPO (8%)
  •      Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals (6%)

Top skills noting highest growth (in M-o-M comparison) :

  •      IT/Telecom (11%)
  •      Doctors/Nurses/Medical Professionals (10%)
  •      Customer Services/Tele-calling (6%)

Locations which had the highest growth for talent demand (in M-o-M comparison):

  •      Hyderabad/Secunderabad (16%)
  •      Chennai (14%)
  •      Bengaluru (10%)

Experience-level in demand by recruiters (in M-o-M comparison):

  •      Professionals with 5-10 years of work experience (7%)
  •      Professionals with 2-5 years of work experience (4%)
  •      Professionals with 10-20 years of work experience (2%)