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Hiring activity grew 23% in Sept: Naukri

The Naukri Job Speak Index for September was at 1,518 indicating 23 per cent growth in hiring, compared to the same month last year. On a month-on-month basis, the index witnessed a growth of 2.70 per cent during September as against August 2014.

‘The Naukri Job Speak Index has been growing steadily for the past two months, suggesting a sustained momentum in hiring activity. We expect the upward growth trend to continue in coming months,’ Info edge (India) Managing Director and CEO Hitesh Oberoi said.

The hiring sentiment remained positive with sectors such as Banking and IT seeing an increase of 52 per cent and 34 per cent respectively last month, compared a year ago. Apart from the Banking and IT sectors, the oil & gas and pharma sectors have also seen a growth of 35 per cent and 28 per cent respectively in the index in September.

The demand for professionals working in HR and banking sectors grew the most with the index moving up by 35 per cent and 36 per cent respectively.
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