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Employers see 41% net hiring in April-June

The Times of India:  March, 2014

Mumbai: A survey of employers across the country indicates that they anticipate a vigorous hiring pace for the April-June time frame. Once the data is adjusted to allow for seasonal variation, employers report an outlook of +41%, according to the findings of Manpower Employment Outlook Survey of over 5,000 employers.

The most optimistic hiring plans are reported by employers in the transportation and utilities sector, and services sector with robust net employment outlooks of +53% and +46%, respectively. Further, employers in the southern and western regions are most optimistic, reporting net employment outlooks of +45% and +42%, respectively. "Despite the continuing impact of the global macro-economic situation and the uncertainty around the business and political environment in India, employer hiring intentions remain positive," A G Rao, group MD of ManpowerGroup India, said.