Hyderabad to see spurt in hiring

A report by Mettl on State of Talent Acquisition in India 2018 says that 73 per cent companies from Hyderabad keen to increase their hiring volume by 10 per cent to 30 per cent in 2018.

By Author   |   Business Bureau   |   Published: 7th Feb 2018   9:17 pm

Hyderabad: The hiring market in Hyderabad is all set to witness an upward trend with more than half of the companies planning to increase their hiring volume by up to 30 per cent.

A report by Mettl on State of Talent Acquisition in India 2018 says that 73 per cent companies from Hyderabad keen to increase their hiring volume by 10 per cent to 30 per cent in 2018. The report also states that almost seven out of 10 companies are looking to hire non-IT candidates and campus placements will see an upward trend in the coming year.

In terms of skill sets, cloud computing, internet of things, designing, automation testing, Big Data, digital marketing will have a better chance of securing a job in 2018.

Speaking about the report, Ketan Kapoor, CEO and co-founder, Mettl said, “Hiring right talent and retaining the existing ones are two key focus areas which we have seen as critical for the organisation today. In view of the current hiring trends across India, it was an obvious choice for us to come up with the city focused research findings and help youth understand the need of an incredibly competitive talent acquisition environment.”

The other findings of the survey are that about 19 per cent companies will stick to talent sourcing for hiring in 2018, followed by social networking sites (17 per cent) and external recruiting (17 per cent). Almost 50 per cent of the companies feel that people with high skill education will pose the greatest challenge in 2018 in terms of talent acquisition, followed by technical and trade management (19 per cent) and blue collared workers (19 per cent) and low education/ daily wage workers (13 per cent).

Apart from the key findings shared above, the survey also indicates a sharp increase in the budgetary allotments by companies towards hiring the right candidates. In addition, the survey observes how candidates will be looking for organisations that offer flexible working arrangements and congenial work cultures.