Job postings on Indeed India declined by 51% than in 2019

by Nidhi Bhati

The trend in job postings in India declined by 51 per cent as compared to 2019 as of June 2020, according to Indeed India report. Th postings were almost in line with the trend in 2019 until the second week of March 2020, before the Covid-19 pandemic hit the economic activities. The report observations are based on data available on the Indeed platform during February till May 2020. The report further stated that the impact of Covid-19 has not been evenly spread across sectors as a few like software technology, medical professional and marketing experienced a surge in job postings, while sectors including childcare, food preparation, hospitality and tourism and sanitation were hit adversely.