Year 2014 to bring 8.5 lakh new jobs: Report

As per a survey by recruitment platform year 2014  augurs well for job seekers as more than 8.5 lakh new jobs are expected across various sectors, including FMCG and healthcare. According to the survey based on a study conducted among more than 5,600 firms across 12 industry sectors, the forecasted number of new jobs in 2014 is higher than the estimated 7.9 lakh employment opportunities created in 2013.
All the employments have been projected in for the organised sector. Apart from FMCG, more jobs are expected in healthcare, IT, retail and hospitality sectors.
Sectror-wise expected number of jobs:

  • FMCG: 1.5 lakh
  • Healthcare: 1.33 lakh
  • IT and ITeS: 1.21 lakh
  • Retail: 86,700
  • Hospitality:  83,400
  • Banking and Financial services: 61,400
  • Manufacturing and Engineering: 51,500
  • Education, Training and Consultancy: 42,900
  • Media and Entertainment: 42,800
  • Real estate: 38,700



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