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Online recruitment up 10% over last year: Monster

Sectors like engineering, construction education, auto, healthcare have shown positive annual growth, according to the job portal's index

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Online job portal India said today that its Employment Index has seen a 10% rise in November on a year-on-year basis in online recruitments.

The Monster Employment Index India is a monthly gauge of online job posting activity based on a real-time review of employer job opportunities.

“The Monster Employment Index India is carrying slightly less upward momentum than in October, but double digit gains on the year signal ongoing confidence by Indian businesses in the current economy. Sectors like engineering, construction; education, auto, healthcare have shown positive annual growth,” said Sanjay Modi, Managing Director, Monster.com (India/ Middle- East/ South East Asia).

It said that 16 of the 27 industry sectors monitored by the Index registered expansion in including media and entertainment and shipping. Production and manufacturing, however, saw the steepest decline.

Amongst the cities that the Index monitors, Kochi witnessed the highest online recruitment activity during the year, followed by Jaipur. While Delhi-NCR saw a decline of 3%.

The highest demand for jobs in the online space came from the arts/creative segment and legal services, according to the index. 

Finance and accounts related jobs saw a dip of 8%.

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