Hiring Activity Increases By 14% In April’16 [Report]

The month of April 2016 has witnessed an increase of 14% in hiring activity over April 2015, according to a report by Naukri.

The growth during this period was predominantly led by sectors such as IT-Software, ITES, Insurance and Pharma. Other sectors such as Banking and Telecom reported sustained growth till December’15 but reported a negative sentiment for April 2016 over April 2015 index.

Finance and HR professionals witnessed an increase of 14% and 10% respectively.

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The trend of hiring also differed based on cities in which Delhi/NCR topped the metro list with 42% Y-o-Y growth while Kolkata recorded a dip of (-3%) in hiring activity in Apr’16 over Apr’15.


Hyderabad and Chennai reported  a growth of 30% while Bengaluru and Mumbai recorded a growth of 25% and 24% respectively.

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