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1 in 10 Indian jobseekers lost job, most think layoff imminent: Survey

Jobseekers from the IT, pharma, medical or healthcare and BFSI industries were less impacted by layoffs and salary cuts as compared to their counterparts from other industries.

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In the most impacted sectors such as airlines, hospitality and e-commerce, almost half of the jobseekers indicated that salary cuts have been announced in their companies, said the survey

BS Web TeamIANS New Delhi
At least one in 10 Indian jobseekers has confirmed he or she has been laid off and nearly three in 10 jobseekers fear a layoff is imminent, a new survey by revealed on Wednesday.

Out of the 10 per cent of jobseekers who have already been laid off, 15 per cent were from the airlines and e-commerce industry each and around 14 per cent were from the hospitality industry.

Around 13 per cent of the laid-off employees were senior professionals with over 11 years of work experience and were working in either sales (12 per cent), HR and admin

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First Published: May 27 2020 | 7:16 PM IST

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