According to a survey conducted by Naukri.com of more than 1,000 recruiters; about 72 per cent of the employers are bullish about hiring prospects in the first half of 2012. However, recruiters in automobile, banking, pharmaceutical and construction segments are not as optimistic as those in the other sectors. About 61 per cent of the recruiters surveyed stated that they face a talent crunch during hiring process. The survey findings further states that maximum opportunities would be available for those having 4-8 years experience. Regarding increments, around 32 per cent of the recruiters said the range would be between 10-15 per cent while 31 per cent opined that the hikes could be around 15-20 per cent.
Source: The Hindu Business Line