Hiring activity picks up with more demand for sales and marketing, IT sector professionals

Hiring activity picks up with more demand for sales and marketing, IT sector professionals

In Delhi and Mumbai, IT sector hiring trend grew by 27%

Hiring in production and maintenance, and banking saw a dip of 10% and 21% respectively

New Delhi: Hiring activity picked up in July across India with sales and marketing, and IT sector recording good growth and banking sector witnessing a sizeable dip, a fresh survey has found.

 

As per the survey, hiring for professional sales and business development grew by 11%. Other functional areas which observed a rise in demand were Accounts (11%), HR (10%), Marketing (10%) and IT Hardware (7%), as per Naukri.com survey.

 

However, hiring in production and maintenance, and banking saw a dip of 10% and 21% respectively.

 

While for the entry and mid-executive level (0-7 years of experience), the hiring trend saw 16% growth, it was 10% for mid-management roles with 8-12 years of experience. Hiring for senior management roles with 13-16 years of experience were up by 6% and Leadership roles grew by 4% in the hiring activity.

 

Among cities, in the national capital region of Delhi, the hiring activity grew by 10%, in Mumbai it saw a 6% growth and Chennai it was 10%. Bangalore and Hyderabad recorded 20% and 24% growth in July 2019 as against July 2018.

In Delhi and Mumbai, IT sector hiring trend grew by 27%. However, FMCG sector recoded a 7% dip in the national capital. There was an increase in demand for entry-level professionals with experience of 0-3 years by 14% and 9% in Delhi and Mumbai respectively.

 

In Pune, the rise in hiring for IT-Software and BPO were 29% and 7% respectively, while hiring in the auto sector witnessed 2% dip, the survey said.

 

Source-liveMint

Date-12-08-2019

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