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Naukri.com: Job Index indicates 4% growth in new hiring in June 2010

According to a study by Info Edge India’s job portal Naukri.com, the job market witnessed a growth of 4 per cent in new hiring in June 2010, as compared to a month ago and a growth of 21 per cent as compared to a year ago. JobSpeak, an index that showcases the current job scenario, states that the overall job index in June 2010 was 947, as compared to 913 in May 2010 and 784 in June 2009.

According to a study by Info Edge India’s job portal Naukri.com, the job market witnessed a growth of 4 per cent in new hiring in June 2010, as compared to a month ago and a growth of 21 per cent as compared to a year ago. JobSpeak, an index that showcases the current job scenario, states that the overall job index in June 2010 was 947, as compared to 913 in May 2010 and 784 in June 2009.

“The second half of 2010 is also expected to create increased opportunities as indicated by the increased GDP growth figures in the country,” Hitesh Oberoi, director and COO, Info Edge India, has said. “The first half of 2010 has been very encouraging as most of the key industry sectors have been able to move out of the slowdown phase and are heading towards recovery.”

The job index has been calculated based on new jobs added to Naukri.com by clients and jobs acquired from Naukri.com’s existing clients by its tele-calling team month on month. According to Info Edge India, more than 35,500 national and international clients used Naukri.com in 2009-2010, leading to high reliability of data.

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