News: Hiring to remain active in the first quarter of 2013

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Hiring to remain active in the first quarter of 2013

Though the global macro-economic situation is not out of the woods and uncertainty prevails around India’s economic and political environment; employer hiring intentions in the New Year will be a mixed bag. Sectors like FMCG, retail, healthcare and pharmaceuticals remain optimistic. According a Manpower Group survey of 4,496 employers across India, hiring activity is expected to continue at a strong pace for the first three months of 2013. Going by the employment indices available for November 2012, the outlook looks to be in tandem. The Monster Employment Index India which saw positive annual growth in sectors like healthcare and auto, and cumulatively increased by 10 percent from a year ago in November 2011 is in line with Manpower Groups findings. Further as per Naukri Job Speak, hiring activity in November 2012 remained stable in sectors such as ITeS and construction. On the regional front, Manpower Group forecasts active labor markets in both the South and North, with outlooks of +25 percent and +24 percent, respectively. According to the November 2012 statistics based on Monsters Employment Index India and Naukri Job Speak, the outlook seems to be in line. While Monster Employment Index India states that its online recruitment activity was up in 12 of the 13 locations, Naukri Job Speak too reports positive hiring trends across cities with Kolkata witnessing a 15 percent surge in November 2012.

Though the global macro-economic situation is not out of the woods and uncertainty prevails around India’s economic and political environment; employer hiring intentions in the New Year will be a mixed bag. Sectors like FMCG, retail, healthcare and pharmaceuticals remain optimistic. According a Manpower Group survey of 4,496 employers across India, hiring activity is expected to continue at a strong pace for the first three months of 2013. Going by the employment indices available for November 2012, the outlook looks to be in tandem. The Monster Employment Index India which saw positive annual growth in sectors like healthcare and auto, and cumulatively increased by 10 percent from a year ago in November 2011 is in line with Manpower Groups findings. Further as per Naukri Job Speak, hiring activity in November 2012 remained stable in sectors such as ITeS and construction. On the regional front, Manpower Group forecasts active labor markets in both the South and North, with outlooks of +25 percent and +24 percent, respectively. According to the November 2012 statistics based on Monsters Employment Index India and Naukri Job Speak, the outlook seems to be in line. While Monster Employment Index India states that its online recruitment activity was up in 12 of the 13 locations, Naukri Job Speak too reports positive hiring trends across cities with Kolkata witnessing a 15 percent surge in November 2012.
 

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