Online hiring activities in November grew by 53 percent compared to the same month last year, led by the retail sector, according to a Monster.com report. Also Read - Safer Internet Day 2021: Here's how you can ensure your online security
Monster Employment Index, a monthly gauge of the country’s online job demand rose by 76 points to 220 in November this year from 144 in the corresponding period last year. Also Read - Mobile internet services suspended on Delhi borders till February 2
“The Index for November 2015, exceeded by 53 percent when compared to a muted growth in November last year. This is a reflection of increased positive business sentiment and faith on business potential from mid to long term perspective”, Monster.com (India, the Middle East, South East Asia and Hong Kong) Managing Director Sanjay Modi said. Also Read - Mobile internet suspended in Haryana till 5PM on February 1, 2021
Emerging sectors such as e-commerce (along with retail) have dominated the market with the right kind of enthusiasm, he said.
“That is one of the reasons we see the retail sector achieving the strongest growth year on year,” Modi said.
The government’s push towards health care reforms corroborates the most in-demand occupation growth in the sector. If we closely look at some of the other pivotal sectors such as infrastructure, power and manufacturing, those have not taken off as expected, resulting in subdued job opportunities, he added.