Hiring of gig workers likely to surge by 35% this festive season

Staffing and recruitment firms Adecco, Randstad, Manpower, Quess, CIEL HR Services and TeamLease told Economic Times that most companies in e-commerce, food-tech, logistics and retail segments are bullish about an uptick in festival-season demand led by a rebound in consumer confidence after the ebbing of the second Covid-19 wave. According to them, hiring of temporary workers in these segments may rise by 20-35 per cent in order to meet an expected surge in demand driven by discounts and attractive offers.

References
1. https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/firms-may-hire-35-more-gig-workers-this-festive-season/articleshow/84985670.cms
CMIE STATISTICS
Unemployment Rate (30-DAY MVG. AVG.)
Per cent
8.3 +0.7
Consumer Sentiments Index
Base September-December 2015
81.9 -0.2
Consumer Expectations Index
Base September-December 2015
81.6 0.0
Current Economic Conditions Index
Base September-December 2015
82.3 -0.6
Quarterly CapEx Aggregates
(Rs.trillion) Dec 21 Mar 22 Jun 22 Sep 22
New projects 4.04 8.60 4.88 3.53
Completed projects 2.86 1.32 1.18 1.33
Stalled projects 0.08 0.43 0.53 0.06
Revived projects 1.98 0.33 0.29 0.09
Implementation stalled projects 0.66 0.09 0.29 0.26
Updated on: 08 Dec 2022 8:28PM
Quarterly Financials of Listed Companies
(% change) Dec 21 Mar 22 Jun 22 Sep 22
All listed Companies
 Income 23.4 20.8 40.1 25.1
 Expenses 21.3 19.8 41.4 27.1
 Net profit 35.4 31.3 21.1 -3.0
 PAT margin (%) 9.0 8.8 7.2 7.7
 Count of Cos. 4,756 4,671 4,683 4,494
Non-financial Companies
 Income 29.3 24.8 50.1 27.8
 Expenses 28.8 25.7 52.9 31.5
 Net profit 19.2 9.8 8.3 -22.6
 PAT margin (%) 7.5 7.6 5.7 5.5
 Net fixed assets 2.0 3.9
 Current assets 15.0 19.3
 Current liabilities 11.7 10.8
 Borrowings 3.6 11.8
 Reserves & surplus 11.3 7.6
 Count of Cos. 3,439 3,387 3,414 3,330
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 08 Dec 2022 8:28PM
Annual Financials of All Companies
(% change) FY20 FY21 FY22
All Companies
 Income 0.6 -0.9 25.8
 Expenses 0.4 -3.2 24.7
 Net profit -3.8 75.0 61.6
 PAT margin (%) 2.0 4.3 7.9
 Assets 9.0 9.9 9.9
 Net worth 4.7 12.0 14.2
 RONW (%) 3.4 6.8 11.8
 Count of Cos. 33,421 32,202 9,171
Non-financial Companies
 Income -1.1 -1.9 31.7
 Expenses -0.9 -3.9 31.5
 Net profit -20.4 62.2 60.2
 PAT margin (%) 2.2 3.9 6.9
 Net fixed assets 11.3 2.2 2.3
 Net worth 2.1 10.5 14.8
 RONW (%) 4.6 7.5 13.3
 Debt / Equity (times) 1.2 1.0 0.7
 Interest cover (times) 1.9 2.4 4.3
 Net working capital cycle (days) 82 88 55
 Count of Cos. 26,380 25,257 6,870
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 05 Dec 2022 10:11AM