Recruitment growth eases to 3% in March '18
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): A recent report published by online job portal, Naukri.com, reported a three percent hike in hiring activity in March, down from six percent in the previous month. As per the Naukri JobSpeak Index, hiring in March was pegged at 2,129, marking a three percent increase from March last year. Furthermore, a quarterly comparison of hiring activity indicated a seven percent rise in Q4 2017-18 compared to the corresponding quarter in the previous fiscal. The growth in hiring was led by metro cities, with Mumbai and Kolkata registering a growth 11 and 20 percent respectively in Q4 2017-18, compared to the same period last year. The report also highlighted a 32 percent rise in hiring across jobs requiring production and maintenance as a key skill in the fourth quarter.