Hiring trends improve in 2011 first quarter, says Naukri.com

Hiring activities improved in most of the sectors in the first three months of 2011, says leading job portal Naukri.com.

Last Updated: Apr 05, 2011, 15:31 PM IST

New Delhi: Hiring activities improved in most
of the sectors in the first three months of 2011, says leading
job portal Naukri.com.

"The first quarter of the 2011 witnessed a healthy hiring
sentiment as the Naukri job speak index for March 2011 is at
1,085 as compared to 1,050 in February 2011...," Naukri.com
said in a statement on Tuesday.

The job speak index is a broad indicator of hiring
activities.

Moreover, the job index in March this year is the highest
ever since its inception in July 2008.

Last month, hiring trends were most bullish in the IT and
auto sectors. Telecom and banking segments also saw improving
recruitment activities.

"The hiring activity during the first few months of 2011
has been more widespread than in the past couple of years, as
all key industry sectors have started rebuilding their staff
strength and gearing up for an optimistic FY 2011-12," Info
Edge India`s CEO and MD Hitesh Oberoi said.

Naukri.com is part of Info Edge.

Pune, Delhi-NCR, Kolkata and Bangalore were among the
cities that witnessed better hiring trends in March.

PTI