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Job postings in August grew 14% y-o-y: Monster

A majority of hiring activity was reported from Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune and Chennai. Image for representation.   | Photo Credit: PTI

Overall job postings in August grew by 14% year-on-year, while industries such as garments, textiles, leather, gems and jewellery grew 24% between July and August this year with the festive season pushing up demand for seasonal hiring, according to the Monster Employment Index released on Monday.

Metro cities

Most of these hiring activities were reported from Bengaluru (59%), Hyderabad (34%), Pune (40%), Chennai (37%), Delhi-NCR (14%), and Mumbai (16%) and were largely driven by technology, software and hardware sectors.

An August 2020 to August 2021 comparison indicated strong growth in e-recruitment activities in IT — hardware, software (39%), shipping/marine (37%), and telecom/ISP (36%) industries.

 

“With India recovering from the second wave of the pandemic, there has been positive stable growth in job postings in the month of August 2021,” said Sekhar Garisa, CEO, Monster.com.


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