Festive Season Hiring Continues Amid Muted Job Growth

Notwithstanding a marginal dip in overall recruitment sentiment this year, hiring activity is expected to witness a rise this festive season led by sectors like e-commerce, hospitality, and retail, experts say.

While India celebrates festivals throughout the year, the last few months are relatively busier, starting with Dussehra, followed by Diwali and then Christmas and New Year. Consumer spending during these months increases significantly across various products and services and businesses need additional manpower.

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At a time when macro numbers across parameters of exports and domestic consumption are down, there is significant uptrend in demand from various sectors during the festive season, which in turn leads to increased hiring activity.

Source: Economic Times

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