IT services, pharma could drive hiring growth in 2013: Survey
Infotech professionals continue to be much in demand with IT emerging as the top functional area that employers are hiring for.
IT professionals are being recruited not just directly for the IT or software industry but also in support roles in a gamut of other industries while sales, business development and HR professionals, too, were highly sought after in the year gone by, it said.
At the senior level, employers have been most on the look-out for candidates for the roles of Chief Finance Officer, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer, while at the mid-management level, candidates for managerial positions in project management and sales are much in demand.
The search for CEOs is a positive sign, indicating that growth could be round the corner in 2013, according to the release.
Candidates based out of Bengaluru are most in demand as per the data, followed by Mumbai, New Delhi and NCR, Chennai and Pune.
While the demand for candidates in Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi and NCR expectedly holds strong, there has been slower hiring activity in Chennai compared to the previous year, it pointed out.
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