Healthcare was the top employment generator of the month, as other key sectors of the economy also contributed significantly to the surge in talent demand just as the festive season begins.
It’s time for job-seekers to celebrate more jobs as hiring finally picks up pace with an 8% surge in August 2016, after witnessing a numb phase for the last two months. Talent demand grew by 8 percent during August 2016, as hiring activity revived across key sectors, reveals latest RecruiteX, the recruitment index by TimesJobs.com were the top hiring sectors during August 2016.
"The RecruiteX trend for job growth from last year shows a 4% drop during August 2015. A surge of 8% during the same period this year is a clear indication of a flourishing economy led by job growth in the key sectors of healthcare, construction, BPO/ITeS, BFSI and manufacturing.
Government employment generation and entrepreneurial initiatives in the private sector have started showing results and we anticipate a similar recruitment trend in times ahead," says Nilanjan Roy, Head of Strategy, Times Business Solutions.