The lockdown due to the epidemic has brought good news amid a deepening of jobs crisis. In the last one month, several companies including Tech Mahindra, IBM, Growers, BigBasket, Capgemini, Deloitte, Walmart Labs, Google and Amazon have also advertised for more than two lakh jobs. Experts associated with the human resources sector say that the recruitment process slows down a bit in the uncertain times, but the recruitment process has been speeded up in IT, banking, insurance and e-commerce. The option to apply for jobs has been kept open to ensure the new appointments when the lockdown is removed and work resumes.
Maximum jobs in IT sector: It was feared that jobs in IT sector will decrease rapidly. In contrast, 79% of the jobs for which advertisements have been given in the last one month are from IT sectors.
Opportunities in the digital sector grew at a rapid pace: The opportunities in the digital sector have grown at a rapid pace due to lockdown work from home. Experts say the demand for gaming, and e-learning has increased in the lockdown. In view of this, companies associated with these sectors are making large number of appointments.
- 15% in banking, insurance and e-commerce sectors
- More than 79 per cent of jobs have turned out in the IT sector
- 90 percent of full-time jobs offered
- 80 thousand jobs at the initial level i.e. new people
Opportunities in e-commerce have also emerged as major facilitators in the supply of essential commodities in lockdown. Experts say that e-commerce companies are also using this opportunity to expand their business. This has led to the growth in the e-commerce sector, the most sought after I