Last year, the Corona virus epidemic may have reduced job opportunities in India, but according to a survey, 53 percent of companies say that they are preparing to increase their workforce in 2021. According to the ‘Talent Trends 2021’ report by Michael Page India, a provider of professional recruitment services, the epidemic has adversely affected the economy of the entire Asia-Pacific, which severely affected the recruitment process in 2020.
The report said that recruitment-related activities declined by 18 percent during 2020 due to the epidemic. However, the report said that now hope is on the rise and 53 percent of companies in India have said that they will increase their workforce in 2021 Preparing to hike. Nicholas Dumoulin, managing director of Michael Page India, said that notable developments were seen in the technology and healthcare sectors. In addition, relatively strong demand in Internet-based businesses such as e-commerce and education technology is expected to continue.
60% companies said that salary will increase
According to the survey report, 60 percent of the companies said that they will increase the salary this year. 55 per cent of the companies said that they will issue bonus and 43 per cent of these companies said that the bonus for employees will be more than one month’s salary. Talking of hike in salary, the healthcare sector is expected to witness a maximum increase of 8 percent this year. After that, the fast moving consumer goods sector is expected to grow by 7.6 per cent and e-commerce by 7.5 per cent.
4 companies in IT sector to hire 91000
On the employment front, the December quarter also picked up. Especially in the IT sector, a lot of jobs have been registered. The country’s four largest IT companies TCS, Infosys, HCL and Wipro have recruited 36487 employees in the October-December quarter. In the third quarter of last year, these four companies together hired only 10820 employees. Accordingly, there has been a 240 per cent jump in hiring in the third quarter. It is expected that this pace of hiring will continue in the next financial year (2021-22). According to the report, these four companies are planning to hire around 91000 freshers in the next financial year. This is higher than the current financial year.