Despite of the economic crunch witnessed in 2013, there were no shortage of job offers, according to year end study by Careesma. The hiring activity picked up as the year progressed with sectors like BPO, IT and banking that ruled the market hiring maximum people. Delhi topped the list as the city offered highest job opportunities, followed by Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai and Pune.
These cities are employment hotspots and home to sectors like IT, media, auto and BPOs. According to the report, these cities collectively offered around 3 million job offers in the year 2013. A surprise inclusion in this list is Pune, which offered large number of employment opportunities on the back of strong hiring in IT and auto and allied sectors.
Talking about job titles, the list revealed that marketing, business development and sales dominated the market, with junior positions across these 3 domains heavily in demand. Most openings in 2013 were for positions like Marketing Executive, Sales Executive and Business Development Executive. Demand for the above-mentioned job titles in these cities was largely due to industries and sectors concentrated in these cities. Delhi-NCR offered maximum amount of jobs in the field of media and manufacturing units, Bangalore in IT sector. Mumbai on the other hand, saw an increase in jobs due to IT/ITES and Insurance sectors.