Reliance Jio is planning to recruit about 75,000 to 80,000 people during this financial year, as revealed by a senior official on the sidelines of an event organized by the Society of Human Resources Management.
Jio's Chief Human Resources Officer Sanjay Jog while replying to a question on how many new recruitments will be made by the company during this financial year, stated, “About 1,57,000 people are on the rolls today. I will say another 75,000 to 80,000 people.”
Jog also revealed that the company was in a partnership with about 6,000 colleges, including technical institutions, across the country. As per him, there are some embedded courses offered in these institutions and students who clear these are deemed "Reliance ready".
He added that the hiring would also be done through referrals and with the help of social media platforms. Revealing that colleges and employees referrals “are the two major contributors to our hiring plans”, he added that recruitments through referrals now accounted for about 60 % to 70% of the hiring.
On the attrition rate of the company, he stated that it was about 32% in the sales and technical areas related to constructions sites while it stood at 2% at the headquarter level.
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