Hiring activities in the country slumped in June across as companies remained cautious amid uncertain economic conditions, PTI reported. Job portal Naukri.com said that many sectors including IT-Software, BPO and ITeS, Telecom, Banking and Financial Services, witnessed lower recruitment activities last month compared to May.
Indicating sluggishness in the labour market, the monthly Naukri Job Speak index declined to 1,230 last month from 1,317 in May. The index - a gauge of monthly online hiring trends – has been falling since April when it stood at 1,368. Demand for professionals in HR, sales and accounts also showed a dip in hiring numbers in the range of 7-12 per cent in June, the report said.
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