Hiring activity has improved by 24 per cent in September compared to August, this year, according to the Naukri JobSpeak Index monthly report released on Monday.
The 24 per cent month-on-month growth is being propelled by industries, including pharma (+44 per cent), fast moving consumer goods (+43 per cent), education/teaching (+41 per cent), and Information Technology (+32 per cent).
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The report noted that further opening up of the economy with unlocking measures and increased mobility have led to an improvement in hiring activities in industries. This includes real estate (+44 per cent), auto/ancillary (+29 per cent) and hospitality/travel (+48 per cent) versus August ’20. Key industries such as BPO/ITES (+29 per cent) and banking/financial services (+33 per cent) continue to post robust growth sequentially.
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Metros, which were reeling under various lockdown measures earlier, have posted strong double-digit