News: Bengaluru: Popular destination for blue-collar workers

#Jobs

Bengaluru: Popular destination for blue-collar workers

According to a report, “BetterPlace blue-collar job report,” out of the estimated 120 million, 7-8 million blue-collar workers move to Bengaluru in search of a job.
Bengaluru: Popular destination for blue-collar workers

A recent report by BetterPlace reveals that Bengaluru is the most popular destination attracting as much as 7-8 million blue-collar workers. The report which is based on the sample set of 198,539 out of the estimated 2 million blue-collar workers found that the migrants are typically younger.

Most of these migrants hail from Uttar Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Odisha, and other parts of northern and north-eastern states.

The common job-profiles the migrants are hired for include Drivers (41 percent), Delivery Workers (32 percent), Security Guards (9 percent), Housekeeping Staff (9 percent). The report also found that only 8 percent of the migrant workforce is women against 92 percent of the male migrant workforce.

Reflecting on the salary trends, the report noted that about one-third population gets a salary between Rs. 15,000- 20,000 per month.

BetterPlace shared in media that due to the absence of a formal hiring system or a database that captures experience, there is no systematic rise in the compensation of the blue-collar workers.

Pravin Agarwala, CEO, BetterPlace shared in media, “92 percent of this segment is unorganized, but many sectors here are growing at 20 percent-plus annually. While Delhi and Mumbai were the most popular places for such migrants earlier, there is a big shift towards Bengaluru among new blue-collar migrants.”

Topics: Jobs, Talent Acquisition

Did you find this story helpful?

Author


QUICK POLL

Are organizations doing enough to bridge the skills gap?

On News Stands Now
q_auto,f_auto/v1557379748/mag-may-2019.png

Subscribe now to the All New People Matters in both Print and Digital for 3 years.

Amid this new business imperative called EX, organizations are increasingly directing their focus on enhancing not only the professional prospects of their workforce but also their employees’ cumulative professional experience and creating that 'aha' moments. In this issue, we take a look at the right mix of physical, digital and emotional experiences that can help organizations elevate the employee experience, and more importantly the roadblocks that organizations face to create a home-away-home.

Subscribe
And Save 59%

Subscribe now