Job Market positive in India – 2018 Hiring Acchajob.com

The year of 2017 was a mixed bag for jobs creation. Events like demonetisation and GSTs put light breaks on corporate hiring. Sectors like Automobile, FMCG, Retail, Banking and Financial Services, Real Estate and Pharma Industry felt the heat.

IT services industry experienced yet another slow down due to the proposed Visa restrictions in USA. The IT Industry also paused hiring to evaluate the impact on the automation front. In spite of all this talent who found their match changed jobs.

But, in terms of the proactive hiring and new jobs creation 2017 was a year of zero sum game.

Even as the IT/ITES industry struggles with challenging market conditions, the coming year will see tech hiring increasing across non-tech companies and industries that are being forced to adopt more efficient ways of operating.
As a technology professional you will have multiple avenues for growth if you are willing to work in different industries and learn relevant skills. If you are not a tech professional, you have to get comfortable with the fast-paced changes in your workplace ...

Your employer will be increasingly flexible about how you work. Work from home, lesser inter-city travel and creative retention policies will be on the table to help the company reduce overheads and keep you engaged and happy. Feel free to negotiate on your quality of life.
If you have personal challenges like an extended lunch time to pick up your kids from school—discuss them with your boss and suggest alternate working hours or a prorata salary cut. But don’t forget to deliver on ...

Bad news for seniors and good news for youngsters. The recent trend of increments and bonuses not being linked to years of experience will continue. Companies have learnt the hard way that what worked in the past is no longer valid for the future. Thus, they are rewarding outcomes over experience.
As much as 65% of your bonus and hike will depend on your company and individual performance instead of longevity. So, choose companies with a bright future. Do not be afraid if are young...

Campus hiring will bounce back with more hires and better pay. Services, consumer, retail and infrastructure are working on new projects and campus hiring helps in quickly scaling up. If you are not graduating in 2018, then focus on your English and Maths. Which means that use campus activities to learn effective speaking and writing, be comfortable with technology and data and demonstrate a huge willingness to learn and experiment...
If job security is your concern, become a critical cog in the wheel. Are you leveraging technology and changing processes to deliver results reliably without requiring more people in your team? Are you reducing burden and manpower in other teams by taking on new tasks? As the only person in a contributing role or an employee contributing to multiple teams, your job will be secure in 2018...

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