Hiring Activity in Retail Revives: Report

Hiring Activity in Retail Revives: Report

Retail industry, which has been strongly hit by the COVID-19 enforced lockdown restrictions, is bouncing back with an uptick in hiring of 15 per cent in September 2020 when compared with the last month, according to a report by


However, the hiring activities are still down by 50 per cent compared to the corresponding month a year ago, revealed the report.


Top roles that employers are hiring for include Retail Store Manager, Sales/Business Development Manager, Merchandiser, Software Developer, Tech Architect, Designer and Accountant. Roles such as Logistic Manager, Interior Designer, Warehouse Assistant and Tech Lead have seen a 100 per cent, 66 per cent, 44 per cent, and 42 per cent growth in demand Y-O-Y.


Keywords such as Logistics and Retail Sales Executive are up by 247 per cent and 500 per cent in recruiter searches for the sector.


On the Naukri platform, Retail Store Manager and Sales Manager are amongst the top searched keywords.


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