October 4, 2022


August 2021 noticed industries reminiscent of Clothes/ Textiles/ Leather-based, Gems & Jewelry (24 p.c) and Manufacturing and Manufacturing (8 p.c) develop at a substantial tempo as a result of seasonal hiring calls for/ Representational picture |

Knowledge from the Monster Employment Index signifies that there was a slight uptick in job posting exercise in August 2021, with a 1 p.c improve in comparison with the earlier month, July 2021. General job postings have improved by 14 p.c year-on-year (August 2021 vs August 2020), indicating a powerful restoration within the pipeline. Regardless of the influence of the second wave of the pandemic, job demand information a sequential progress of 5 p.c in final six months.

August 2021 noticed industries reminiscent of Clothes/ Textiles/ Leather-based, Gems & Jewelry (24 p.c) and Manufacturing and Manufacturing (8 p.c) develop at a substantial tempo as a result of seasonal hiring calls for with the onset of the festive season (Aug 2021 vs July 2021).

Moreover, by way of capabilities, Advertising and Communication (17 p.c) witnessed the best month-on-month progress, largely noticed in metro cities. Additional, hiring for Mid-Senior degree roles (7-10 years) indicated a month-to-month progress of three p.c in August 2021 as in comparison with July 2021.

Hiring exercise in metropolitan cities reminiscent of Bangalore (59 p.c), Hyderabad (34 p.c), Pune (40 p.c), Chennai (37 p.c), Delhi-NCR (14 p.c), and Mumbai (16 p.c) famous a Y-o-Y uptick, largely pushed by the IT- {Hardware}, Software program trade. Coimbatore (7 p.c) additionally confirmed promising progress in job postings amongst Tier-2 cities.

Clothes/ Textiles/ Leather-based, Gems & Jewelry see large uptick in jobs

As of August 2021, on-line hiring demand witnessed a constructive month-on-month progress in Clothes/ Textiles/ Leather-based, Gems & Jewelry (24 p.c), adopted by Manufacturing and Manufacturing (8 p.c), Oil/Fuel/Petroleum/Energy (6 p.c), Transport/Marine (4 p.c), and BPO/ITES (3 p.c) industries.

The surge in job postings could possibly be attributed to the upcoming festive season and seasonal hiring calls for throughout industries.

The Union Cupboard’s approval of the PLI scheme for Textiles is predicted to additional enhance progress within the sector. Journey and Tourism (2 p.c) which witnessed large M-o-M progress in July 2021, continues to point out a constructive outlook in August 2021. Nevertheless, industries reminiscent of Engineering, Cement, Development, Iron/Metal (-7 p.c), Agro-based industries (-6 p.c), FMCG, Meals & Packaged Meals (-5 p.c), and Logistic, Courier/ Freight/ Transportation (-4 p.c), which confirmed a slight enchancment within the earlier month, have witnessed a decline in job postings this month, as in comparison with July 2021.

A year-on-year (Aug 2021 vs Aug 2020) comparability signifies robust progress in e-recruitment exercise in IT- {Hardware}, Software program (39 p.c), carefully adopted by Transport/Marine (37 p.c), and Telecom/ISP (36 p.c) industries. Different industries reminiscent of Banking/ Monetary Companies, Insurance coverage (33 p.c), Manufacturing and Manufacturing (20 p.c), and Retail (11 p.c) additionally present a constructive uptick in Y-o-Y hiring demand. Nevertheless, industries that have been deeply impacted by the second wave of the pandemic reminiscent of Journey and Tourism (-27 p.c) and Training (-18 p.c) proceed to witness an annual decline.

Coimbatore observes Y-O-Y improve in hiring amongst Tier-2 cities

Within the month of August 2021, metropolis developments have seen reasonable month-on-month progress in job postings throughout Mumbai (3 p.c), Hyderabad (3 p.c), Chennai (3 p.c), and Coimbatore (2 p.c). Nevertheless, cities which faired moderately nicely final month reminiscent of Kochi (-4 p.c), Kolkata (-4 p.c), Chandigarh (-1 p.c), and Jaipur (-1 p.c) witnessed a month-to-month decline in job posting exercise (Aug 2021 vs July 2021).

On a year-on-year foundation (Aug 2021 vs Aug 2021), demand for expertise continues to flourish in metropolitan cities reminiscent of Bangalore (59 p.c), Hyderabad (34 p.c), Pune (40 p.c), Chennai (37 p.c), Delhi-NCR (14 p.c), and Mumbai (16 p.c), largely pushed by the IT- {Hardware}, Software program trade. The speedy progress of startups in metro cities and authorities initiatives reminiscent of Make-in-India have largely accounted for this progress. It is usually notable that amongst Tier-2 cities, Coimbatore (7 p.c) recorded an increase in hiring exercise, whereas Jaipur (-20 p.c), Kolkata (-16%), Baroda (-11 p.c), Ahmedabad (-6 p.c), and Chandigarh (-1 p.c) witnessed a dip year-on-year.

Advertising and communication operate witnesses 17% month-to-month progress

In a month-on-month comparability, information from the Index signifies that the Advertising and Communication (17 p.c) operate witnessed the best progress in job postings, largely noticed in metro cities. Buyer Service (2 p.c), Software program, {Hardware}, Telecom (2 p.c), and Hospitality and Journey (1 p.c) capabilities witnessed reasonable incline, whereas Healthcare (0%) and Finance & Accounts (0 p.c) confirmed muted progress as of August 2021 (Aug 2021 vs July 2021).

On-line demand for professionals in Software program, {Hardware}, Telecom (50 p.c), Senior Administration (35 p.c), Advertising and Communications (15 p.c) and Finance and Accounts (11 p.c) continues to point a year-on-year improve in job postings (Aug 2021 vs Aug 2020). Useful roles in Buyer Service (-27 p.c), Healthcare (-13 p.c), Gross sales & Enterprise Growth (-9 p.c), and Hospitality & Journey (-4 p.c ) proceed to battle with the utmost year-on-year decline in job postings as of August 2021.

Job postings for mid-senior degree profiles witness highest MoM progress

Hiring demand for mid-senior degree roles (7-10 years) witnessed optimistic month-on-month (August 2021 vs July 2021) progress at 3 p.c, carefully adopted by Intermediate roles (4-6 years) and entry-level roles (0-3 years) at 2 p.c and 1 p.c respectively. Hiring for Prime administration professionals (over 16 years), nevertheless, witnessed a decline (-2 p.c) month-on-month.

Compared to August 2020, August 2021 information reveals that job postings for Prime Administration degree professionals have witnessed highest progress at 70 p.c. Mid-Senior degree (30 p.c), Intermediate degree (27 p.c), and Senior degree (17 p.c) additionally witnessed a constructive uptick. Nevertheless, Entry-level profiles witnessed solely a slight year-on-year progress of 4 p.c(August 2021 vs August 2020).

Sekhar Garisa, CEO – Monster.com, a Quess firm stated, “With India recovering from the second wave of the pandemic, there was constructive steady progress in job postings within the month of August 2021. Furthermore, with the upcoming festive and seasonal demand, we anticipate hiring exercise to flourish within the coming months, as we’ve got already seen within the Textile and Manufacturing industries. The hiring panorama throughout metropolitan cities has additionally been persistently on the rise since Might 2021, throughout sectors.”

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