Afteremerging promisingly from the pandemic-induced lockdowns, the resilient Indian economy is expected to witness a surge in jobs across sectors and states in the country. Reflecting this trend, apna.co – India’s largest jobs platform and professional network for the rising workforce – recorded 10 lakh+ job openings in Gujarat on the platform in the last three months (September- November). apna has also enabled more than 24 lakh+ interviews in the state during the same time period.
Most popular job roles in Gujarat were telecallers/BPO executives, delivery partners, sales/field work, back office, accounts/finance, computer/data entry operator, marketing, retail, office help/peon , admins etc. Maximum interviews in the state were facilitated in Ahmedabad, followed by Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot.
Easier access to hyper-local opportunities, the option of working from home and flexible working hours are bringing more women into the economy. In the last few months apna’s female users in Gujarat applied for the role of telecallers, accountants, back office, data entry operators etc. In fact, more than 40000+ women in Ahmedabad interviewed through the platform in the last two months. At present, apna has over 2 lakh female users in Gujarat and this number will continue to grow.
Around 59 percent of apna users in Gujarat i.e users with education qualification 12th pass or under have found meaningful job opportunities through the mobile app. Now, apna has become a default platform for all their career choices.
Commenting on the growth, Manas Singh, Chief Business Officer, apna, said, “The increasing number of job openings in the state signify a positive economic growth and the rise in opportunities for Gujarat residents closer to their homes. Gujarat is a powerhouse of talent and we are glad to be providing a platform for professionals, especially women and freshers, to gain direct access to these opportunities across all verticals.
apna has 13 lakh+ users in Gujarat and is present in 4 cities including Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara and Rajkot. The platform enabled over 60 lakh+ interviews in the state in the last year.
apna is expanding its presence in other cities, helping job seekers easy access to prospective roles, considering their respective skills, experience and other preferences. The apna app comprises 70-plus communities for skilled professionals such as carpenters, painters, tele-callers, field sales agents, delivery personnel and others. apna communities have enabled users to grow their professional networks, upskill through peer learning and discover gig opportunities