At least one in every nine students graduating from the 2015 batch across IITs is likely to join an e-commerce firm or a start-up, according to recruiters. E-commerce companies are expected to make a minimum of 1,000 job offers during the first quarter of 2015 to meet aggressive growth plans.The booming Internet commerce sector (e-commerce) was one of the major growth drivers of the economy in 2014. The nascent, yet growing, industry not only played a crucial role in generating new jobs but also in perking up salaries.
War for talent
Besides, the war for talent is turning fierce as large business houses including Reliance Industries, Aditya Birla, Tata, Future Group and Arvind Retail are now clashing with early movers Flipkart, Snapdeal and Jabong to hire managers. With foreign players such as Amazon, Rakuten and Alibaba expanding aggressively, hiring is expected to grow by over 30 per cent and may create up to 50,000 jobs in the next 2-3 years, says human resources consultancy Randstad India.
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