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Hirings up 8% in Jul-Sept qtr

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The hiring activity in registered 8 per cent rise in the July-September quarter and the bullish trend in recruitment was seen across sectors led by IT, says a report.

According to Wisdomjobs.Com, on monthly basis, the trends report for September showed stable as compared to August.

As per sector-wise hiring trend analysis, the report said IT was in a better position than other sectors. It observed a rise of 7 per cent and Pharma sector by 6 per cent. The sector witnessed a small rise of 3 per cent.

"The IT and Marketing sectors have experienced a considerable swell. If other sectors also follow suit, the situation of employment in will transform and generate scores of job opportunities for the job-seekers," the report said.

As far as the trend analysis of Functional areas is concerned, the areas of Marketing, IT and Finance experienced a boost of 5, 2 and 1 per cent. HR, ITes, Sales and presented a downward trend.

City-wise, Kolkata witnessed a maximum surge in hiring activities by 16 per cent in September 2014 as compared to September 2013.

Hyderabad and Pune saw a rise of 8 per cent while Chennai, Bengaluru and Delhi showed 7 per cent, 6 per cent and 2 per cent growth respectively. Mumbai showed no growth at all, the report said.

First Published: Wed, October 29 2014. 18:15 IST
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