23,000 jobs posted in Gujarat in the last 90 days – apna.co.
With an aim to accelerate Gujarat’s economy and meet the rising demand post-pandemic, hiring has increased across industries over the last three months. As a result, apna.co – India’s largest jobs platform and professional network for the rising workforce – recorded an 8 per cent increase in SMBs and MSMEs from Gujarat registering on the platform to fulfil their hiring needs. The platform also witnessed around 23,000 jobs being posted in the last 90 days alone.
With markets opening up and creating more opportunities for professionals in Gujarat, apna also received over 13 lakh job applications for various job roles across industries in the last 90 days alone.
The most in-demand job roles in Gujarat in the last quarter were Accounts / Finance, Telecalling, BPO, Telesales, and Marketing. Other popular job roles from the state include delivery partners, back office, marketing, retail, office help/peon, restaurant staff, steward etc. At present, apna.co is the trusted partner of more than 29,000 employers from Gujarat.
Many employers noted that employees, especially freshers fall short of soft skills like communication skills, interview etiquette, time management etc. To reduce the skill gap present in the state, Gujarat has also noted a surge in workshops being conducted for soft skills to employ technically proficient employees. Professionals in the state have also been actively participating in apna communities to learn from their peers. The most popular communities are business, government exams, and learning English among others.
Ahmedabad has been the most popular city in Gujarat for professionals followed by Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Jamnagar and Bhavnagar. In fact, around 7,000 companies in Ahmedabad alone have partnered with apna.co to fulfil their hiring requirements.
The top recruiters in Ahmedabad include companies such as Quess Corp, Genius consultant ltd., SNB HR services, and Ever Staffing Service.
With the rising demand for hybrid work culture, employers have also been providing the option of permanent WFH for select job roles, as well as a hybrid work setup with flexible working hours.
Now, apna has become a default platform to source the right talent for the growth of their business.
Commenting on the growth, Manas Singh, Chief Business Officer, apna, said, “The increasing number of employers is a testament to the rising demand for various products and services in Gujarat. As companies work towards catering to this demand, we are glad to become a trusted hiring platform and solve their hiring needs”
Apna app provides users with easy access in terms of comprehension, connectivity, and convenience by providing services in 11 languages. In the last quarter, the majority of users from Gujarat opted for professional networking in Gujarati and English.
Launched in 2020, apna has around 5 lakh users in Gujarat with a presence in 6 cities including Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara Rajkot, Bhavnagar and Jamnagar. The platform plans to expand further in the state in the coming months and ensure more hyperlocal opportunities to the users and skilful professionals to the employers.
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.