News: Monster Employment Index India rises 9% year-over-year

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Monster Employment Index India rises 9% year-over-year

Some 17 of the 27 industry sectors monitored by the Monster Employment Index registered expansion in online recruitment activity between September 2011 and September 2012. Shipping/marine (up 54 percent) exhibited the highest annual growth among sectors while garments/ textiles/leather, gems & jewellery (up 32 percent) sectors maintained an upward trend in online recruitment activity in this period. Government/ PSU/ defence (down 23 percent) showed steepest annual decline.

Some 17 of the 27 industry sectors monitored by the Monster Employment Index registered expansion in online recruitment activity between September 2011 and September 2012. Shipping/marine (up 54 percent) exhibited the highest annual growth among sectors while garments/ textiles/leather, gems & jewellery (up 32 percent) sectors maintained an upward trend in online recruitment activity in this period. Government/ PSU/ defence (down 23 percent) showed steepest annual decline.

According to Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, Monster.com (India/ Middle- East/ South East Asia), "The recent developments in the Monster Employment Index India reflect a relatively encouraging trend driven by growth in major sectors like IT, retail, healthcare, engineering and construction." He further added that, “growth rate continues to remain in the single-digits indicating a continued cautious sentiment."

Source: The Economic Times

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