E-Commerce players amongst top recruiters
For the 6,000-plus MBAs graduating from India's top 21 B-schools, the 2014 placement season brought some much-needed relief after a muted couple of years of fewer offers and disappointing placements.
Better times were back on campus as traditional big-ticket recruiters rubbed shoulders with new-age e-commerce players and at least two companies notched up over a 100 hires each. The fiercest war for talent in placement season 2014 was perhaps fought between homegrown e-tailer Flipkart and global giant Amazon. Both muscled their way into the list of top ten for the first time this year, coincidentally hiring an identical 41 MBAs each. Both companies declined to comment on salaries. But campus sources say Amazon offered compensation packages in the Rs 15- 29 lakh range.
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