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'Sales domain can create 2.5 mn jobs over next 3 yrs'

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Employment transition from farm to non-farm sectors in will be spearheaded by sales domain which has the potential to create 2.5 million jobs in the three years, says staffing firm

According to a analysis, job-creation in the sales domain will be largely driven by organised retail sector, accounting for 50 per cent of jobs.

"Sales domain has the potential to create 2.5 million jobs in the 3 years," said, adding that with structural reforms, the profile has the ability to create more than 10 million jobs in a span of three years.

According to the analysis, a combination of macro-economic, strategic and technological factors like GST, FDI, digitisation and (AI) will help in realising the exponential opportunities the domain presents.

Successful implementation of GST alone can add up to 12 per cent additional sales jobs in certain sectors while can create up to 50 per cent more sales jobs.

Apart from traditional sectors, new-age business driven by the governmental thrust on digital is also going to add a hundred thousand jobs. The adoption of and will add new profiles as well.

"Increased adoption of digital technologies, as well as government initiatives around GST, regulatory simplification, increasing inflows will further boost the economy. The ability of companies to take advantage of this opportunity will depend on their capability to sell more, sell better and sell faster which in turn will stimulate the demand and make sales the inevitable and most potent profile," said Rituparna Chakraborty, EVP and Co-Founder,

As per the analysis, apart from sales, the other domains that will see a boom in job-creation are engineering & design, information technology, marketing, accounts & accounting and human resources.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, March 06 2018. 16:25 IST