Never miss a story

Get subscribed to our newsletter


×
Rate of applications per job has now increased by 48% in India. Pixabay

Rate of applications per job has now increased by 48 per cent in India compared to average applications per job in the pre-Covid period, said a report by online hiring platform QuikrJobs on Friday.

The situation is worse in metro cities as QuikrJobs saw greater increase in the rate of applications per job in these areas, compared to job applications in non-metro areas, according to the report titled “Impact of Covid-19 on the Blue-Collar Industry in India”.


Follow NewsGram on Twitter to stay updated about the World news.

There was a significant increase in applications per job as compared to pre-Covid for roles like data entry/back office (115 per cent), delivery executives (139 per cent), driver (122 per cent), teacher (108 per cent), marketing (179 per cent) and sales (187 per cent), said the report.

Owing to international flight cancellations and restriction on entry/exit of people by many countries, “Work Abroad” jobs saw a 65 per cent dip in applications from job-seekers.


The data showed that availability of blue-collar workforce has increased significantly as compared to availability of jobs. Pixabay

This report analysed job listings by recruiters and job applications by job-seekers as seen on QuikrJobs platform from January till March 15 as pre-Covid period and March 16 till the end of May 2020 as Covid lockdown period. The data showed that availability of blue-collar workforce has increased significantly as compared to availability of jobs.

Also Read: 3 in 4 Indians Prefer Watching Movies on OTT Platforms Amid Pandemic

QuikrJobs witnessed a dip in both jobs and applicants during lockdown, especially in April. However, the overall applications for blue-collar job roles saw a 108 per cent growth in applications and 36 per cent increase in the availability of jobs in May as compared to April.

Roles that can be classified as “Work from Home” is currently the most preferred option for many job-seekers saw an increase in the salary offered, said the report. (IANS)


Popular

Photo by Luca Bravo on Unsplash

When transitioning to tech, some communication, innovation, research, and analytical skills come in very handy.

By- Sebastian Miller

When transitioning to the tech world. One of the scariest things can be the fear of living up to the task. It is because you feel like you do have the right skills for the job. But this should not be the case. If you have worked before in any other field outside of tech, you most definitely have skills that you can use. These skills might not all be relevant for the tech job, but some of them might come in handy. When you are transferring to a tech job, the first thing to focus on is transferable skills. The good thing is that some skills span through different fields, and if a candidate has them, they are desirable. To add to this, we have technical skills. These skills are easier to learn compared to other skills. When transitioning to tech, some communication, innovation, research, and analytical skills come in very handy. These skills will give you an edge when getting into the tech world. According to professional dissertation writer, these are the most important skills hat can help you get an edge when applying to jobs that are in tech:

Keep Reading Show less

The IAS exam is conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to appoint the most deserving candidates for IAS, IPS, IFS, and other respected positions.

By- Collegedunia

The majority of candidates writing the UPSC exam have only one goal in mind, to become an IAS officer. The Indian Administrative Service (IAS) is one of the most sought-after careers that gives the golden chance of serving the nation.

Keep Reading Show less
Unsplash

Interestingly, 63% of the overall registrations in the training were made by women learners from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, and Hyderabad.

By- Sunidhi Beeliya

Internshala Trainings, the e-learning arm of Internshala, recently brought out a report highlighting the inclination of young graduates towards learning professional communication skills. The platform has registered a massive increase of 90% in the number of enrollments, in communication skills training, within the past 1 year.

Keep reading... Show less