India most optimistic nation on hiring in Q2: Manpower
India continued to be the most optimistic nation in terms of hiring plans for the next three months, driven by strong job opportunities across all sectors including finance and realty sectors, global staffing services firm Manpower said.delhi Updated: Mar 09, 2010 15:38 IST
India continued to be the most optimistic nation in terms of hiring plans for the next three months, driven by strong job opportunities across all sectors including finance and realty sectors, global staffing services firm Manpower said.
According to the quarterly 'Employment Outlook Survey', India Inc's hiring outlook improved by four percentage points for the April-June period compared to the previous quarter.
"With Net Employment Outlook of 39 per cent, Indian employers report the most optimistic forecast among all 36 countries and territories participating in the survey," it said.
"Employers remain optimistic on account of strong domestic growth. We are witnessing improved opportunities for job seekers across all industry sectors with employers indicating that hiring in India's Services and Finance, Insurance & Real Estate sectors will accelerate in the months ahead, " Manpower India Managing Director Sanjay Pandit said.
India has been reporting the strongest hiring plans globally since the third quarter of 2008.
The survey stated that job seekers in the services industry sector --finance, insurance, realty, manufacturing sector and mining & construction, can look forward to the most favourable hiring environment in the April-June time frame.
Moreover, job prospects in the Asia Pacific region remain strong, with the exception of Japan, and hiring outlook continue to improve modestly in most of the American region.