72 percent companies may create new jobs in 2010

By siliconindia   |   Friday, 15 January 2010, 02:24 Hrs   |    66 Comments
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72 percent companies may create new jobs in 2010
New Delhi: If you want a job, be ready with your resumes, as hiring and business sentiment of recruiters across industry sectors seems to be improving, as about 72 percent firms plan to create new jobs in 2010, according to a survey. According to the he 'Hiring Outlook' survey conducted by leading job portal Naukri.com among over 800 recruiters, the is an optimistic and vibrant employment picture for the year. In comparison to 2010, only 45 percent had predicted new job creations in the previous survey conducted in July, 2009. The survey also stated that 62 percent recruiters predict salary increments to take place in the year as well. Sumeet Singh, National Head-Marketing and Communications, Info Edge (owner of naukri.com) said, "Hiring expectations and business sentiment of recruiters across industry sectors have improved considerably and job seekers can look forward to a favourable hiring environment all through the year." Now it would be interesting to see that whose demand will be more; freshers or experienced professionals. According to the survey, over 70 percent recruiters in IT, ITeS, auto, telecom, banking and pharma predict that hiring would be robust in 2010, while 82 percent recruiters said that professionals with one to eight years experience would be in demand, reports Economic Times. Meanwhile, a staffing firm TeamLease said in its report that corporate India was still cautious about its hiring intentions in the January-March period, despite slight improvement in the employment outlook index.