Indeed India, a globally leading online job listings firm, reports massive hiring spree by unicorns or start-up majors from Paytm to Flipkart. And as reported to the PTI over 50% of the job offerings are targeted at freshers.
"This is encouraging for millions of young freshers looking to jumpstart their careers with young companies, and being a part of the exciting startup ecosystem" said the MD of the company to the news agency.
Four unicorns namely Flipkart, Paytm, SlopClues and Snapdeal, with valuations totaling over Rs. 600 crore shall account for approximately 90% of all the job openings.
With massive growth in the e-commerce space that is expected to be a Rs. 13 lakh crore industry by the year 2026 is human intensive.
Factors such as digital drive and several incentives for cashless transactions are further expanding the base of the sector on a nationwide basis.
Of these 4 companies, Snapdeal tops the chart with 53% job postings followed by Paytm, ShopClues and Flipkart. Other start up companies currently on a hiring spree include Ola Cabs and Zomato.