Google+ Consumer Psyche: Hiring dips in May, 2009


Friday, June 26, 2009

Hiring dips in May, 2009

The Job Index for May, 2009 states that hiring in May has declined by 1.9 per cent as against April, 2009.

Overall highlights of the report:
  • 1.9% drop in hiring activity: The overall Job Index declined by 1.9% from 677 in Apr '09 to 664 in May '09
  • Telecom and Pharma down: 12% and 14% drop in hiring activity in telecom & pharma sectors respectively, in May '09 as compared to Apr '09
  • FMCG, Foods and Beverage move up: Job Index for this industry moved up by 9% in May '09 as compared to Apr '09, inching closer to July levels
  • City-wise hiring scenario: Delhi/NCR, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Chandigarh witness a fall, Kolkata saw an increase in hiring activity by 14%

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