17% India Inc Keen To Hire Freshers: Survey

17% India Inc Keen To Hire Freshers: Survey

Around 17% India Inc keen on recruiting fresh graduates in the July to December 2021 period against 6 per cent globally, according to the Career Outlook Report by TeamLease EdTech.


The survey conducted across 18 sectors and 14 cities, found that the hiring sentiment in the country has registered a 2 percentage point increase over the February-April 2021 period.


Sectorwise, those that have been able to withstand the impact of the COVID- 19 pandemic and witnessed a stronger hiring sentiment are information technology (31%), telecommunication (25%) and technology start-ups (25%).


Healthcare & pharmaceuticals (23%), logistics (23%), and manufacturing (21%) among others sectors which have been faring well.


In terms of location, the leading cities for fresher hiring include Bengaluru (43%), Mumbai (31%) and Delhi (27%), Chennai (23%) and Pune (21%).


Shantanu Rooj, founder & CEO, TeamLease Edtech, said "During the February to April period, close to 15 per cent of the employers were keen on hiring freshers, the sentiment seems to be not only intact, but has cemented further in the current half year. While the hiring sentiment is improving, we need to be cognizant of the employability of the freshers as well."


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