Temp staffing jobs are set to see the biggest boom since 2011 in the upcoming festive season, with ecommerce players, brick-and-mortar retailers, consumer durables and FMCG marketers gearing up for an all-out battle to woo consumers. Amazon, Flipkart, LG, Samsung, Panasonic, Mondolez, Grofers, Urban Ladder and Pepperfry are among companies aggressively looking to hire people. Sales, logistics and customer support are the main areas where temp workers will be hired and overall demand is expected to jump by 30-50 per cent in the period till end-December.
"The average salary bracket for contractual staff ranges from Rs 9,000 to Rs 20,000 per month. However, during the festive season, companies are becoming more flexible in terms of remuneration based on a candidate's competencies. Apart from the monthly salary, employers are also providing performance linked bonuses," said Moorthy K Uppaluri, managing director and CEO at Randstad India.