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the hiring plan.

With the hiring trend for MBA graduates continuing to look positive, here is a list of some popular sectors and the skills set they require for graduates to be successful.An MBA degree can open doors to job opportunities in a plethora of industries .

A survey conducted by a global nonprofit educational organisation of leading graduate business schools indicates that more than 80% of companies worldwide plan to hire MBA graduates this year. Further, compared to other sectors, a greater percentage of finance and accounting and consulting firms plan to hire international candidates. This can be attributed to the specialised nature of the skills required to work in these industries.  Here is a list of seven sectors that will hire MBA graduates; along with the low-down on the specific skills demanded by each sector.  

Author is Uma Srinivasan, Vice President - South, Randstad India 
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Hiring companies face heat as coronavirus hits mobility. | Randstad India

The coronavirus  epidemic has begun to impact hiring as travel restrictions slow down or halt the process of interviews. With industries such as hospitality, pharma and consumer electronics taking a hit, hiring is expected to suffer the collateral damage. Given the current scenario, some hiring firms are also cutting their growth targets for the next fiscal.
Read more at The Times of India

hiring best talent biggest HR challenge: survey.

Attracting the best talent with critical skills, retaining them and enhancing workforce productivity are top three human resource challenges that Indian organisations foresee in the coming year, says a survey.
Read more at DNA

hiring activity took a leap for india inc. last year.

The hectic pace of online hiring as reported by various job portals indicates that the past 12 months have been 'Acche Din' for job seekers. Data reported by various online portals and recruitment specialists points to a growth in hiring sentiment across sectors between May 2014 and 2015, compared to the slump faced by corporates in FY13 and 14. HR consultants that TOI spoke to, also agree to a growth in employment outlook. Recruitment consultants TeamLease Services and Randstad India have both seen an average increase of 6% in the hiring activity in the past year aided by momentum in industries like e-commerce and banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI), that are leveraging the digital explosion. Aditya Narayan Mishra, president of staffing at Randstad India said that India Inc continues to be cautiously optimistic in its employment outlook though the initial expectations were of a much higher level of job creation which were not supported by certain core sectors of the economy.

"Post elections last year, the employment and hiring outlook peaked in October-December period, after which a marginal tapering has been seen to result in a 6% year-on-year increase. With the fundamentals of hiring still continuing, we see this as a course-correction," Kunal Sen, Senior Vice President, TeamLease Services said.
Read more at The Times of India

hiring across sectors likely to pick up amid strong mandate for modi government.

The lacklustre job market is likely to see a revival in the coming quarters as the strong mandate for Narendra Modi-led BJP government in the general elections ensures stability and continuity on major policy decisions, which bodes well for hiring scenario, say head hunters. Experts believe, job creation will be the top priority for the new Modi government, and private sector too will have a role to play. 
Read more at ET Now News

keep top talent for greater success. 

Attracting and retaining top talent in an organisation is important to boost productivity and reach organisational goals. Read our article on hr trends in the logistics industry if you’re keen to know more about its demand for workers. But if you’re looking for opportunities in the financial industry, view our finance jobs now.