The last quarter witnessed the re-starting of India’s economic engine as the markets opened up, creating many hyperlocal opportunities for professionals. The financial capital of the country, Mumbai witnessed a substantial surge in demand for skilled workforce. The demand was especially led by small business owners who are now contributing towards #AcceleratingMumbai by empowering more hyperlocal job opportunities. According to apna.co – India’s leading jobs and professional networking platform more than 83,000 jobs were posted by 18,000+ MSME’s and SMB’s in the last 90 days alone.
The platform also witnessed 14 per cent increase in its employer base, seeking skilled workforce in the last three months. The top recruiters in Mumbai included companies like Hire Hunters, Star Hire Services, sincetele, TeamHR, Square Yards and Tekpillar Services Pvt. Ltd. Apna has now become their preferred platform to hire the right talent for the growth of their business.
The most in demand job categories in Mumbai included telecalling, field sales, and delivery person. Accounts/finance, marketing, driver etc were other popular job roles. Apna.co is the trusted platform for more than 7 lakh+ professionals in Mumbai who are in search of hyperlocal opportunities.
Commenting on the growth, Manas Singh, Chief Business Officer, apna, said, “Over the last 90 days, we have witnessed a substantial growth in jobs posted by small businesses across Mumbai’s length and breadth. Businesses have been on the search for the right talent in the past three months, and we will continue to partner with them in fulfilling their hiring requirements and provide access to hyperlocal opportunities to the professionals in the city.”
apna users from Mumbai have been actively engaging in community groups like business, delivery partners, baking/chef, government exams, front office etc to build professional connections and expand their network. The city of dreams has also stood out as the most popular city in Maharashtra for professionals followed by Pune, Nagpur, Nashik, Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Solapur and Ahmednagar.
apna.co is scaling at a rapid pace and is now present in more than 74 cities in India with more than 25 million users and 300,000+ employer partners.