India’s leading job portal Naukri.com posted a 0.02% in job listings for January as certain key sectors like banking, financial services show negative growth amid uncertainty across the board and the trend is likely to continue for next few months.
The Naukri.com’s Jobspeak Index stood at 1,707 in January this year, down 2 per cent over January 2016, when it stood at 1,748.
However, on a month-on-month basis, the index recorded an increase of 3 per cent from 1,659 in December 2016 to 1,707 in January 2017.
“The Jobspeak Index has shown a small annual decrease of 2 per cent in January 2017. Due to uncertainty across the board, some of the key sectors have shown negative growth and while there are a few positive signals, this trend may continue for a few more months,” Naukri.com Chief Sales Officer V Suresh said in a statement.