India Inc upbeat: 71 pc firms recruiting

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New Delhi, Feb 3: According to a survey, as much as 71 percent of Indian companies said they were currently hiring compared to around half in Sep 2009.

A survey by international recruitment firm Antal said that India Inc's current recruitment level is one of the highest globally.

Antal international managing partner Joseph Devasia said, "Confidence is back at its peak in the Indian job markets, its happy days again for job seekers."

The survey was conducted in more than 6,000 firms in 30 countries globally.

The survey noted that Indian firms plan on increasing their hiring activity even more, with 78 percent expecting to hire managerial staff over the next three months.

Nigeria (79 percent) is the only country to have a higher rate of hiring than India's.

"Manufacturing and auto sectors along with the traditional IT, FMCG, pharma companies have ramped up hiring, against what we witnessed in our previous survey," Devasia added.

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