More hiring, higher salaries in coming months: Midyear Job Forecast

Indian employers have a bullish recruitment outlook for the coming months as they plan to hire more workers and increase salary levels , a survey says.

According to Career Builder India’s Midyear Job Forecast Study, 73 per cent of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent staff over coming months while 60 per cent plan to hire temporary or contract workers.


“Despite slower-than-average job growth in the first half of 2015, many Indian employers are looking to increase hires, both of permanent and contract workers, at a formidable rate,” CareerBuilder India Managing Director Premlesh Machama said.

This bullishness is being reflected in the job market as well, with just 46 per cent of workers planning to change their jobs in the next 12 months.

Regarding salaries, the report said that 86 per cent of employers plan to increase salary levels for current employees in the second half of the year.

Moreover, 68 per cent would increase salary levels by five per cent or more, while, 79 per cent plan to increase starting salaries on job offers over the next six months.



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