Flipkart to Hire more employees this year
People looking for jobs have a silver lining as the e-commerce company Flipkart is on a hiring spree this year. Though Snapdeal is showing pink slip to the employees, according to PTI flipkart is planning to hire 20-30% more employees than the last.
Flipkart COO Nitin Seth told that the increased hiring is for growth momentum and it will give them a right mix of talents to power the next phase of proposed growth.. He indicated that they will hire 20-30 % more people than last year. He added that a majority of this will likely come in through the lateral route.
The Bangalore based E commerce company is fighting a battle with US-based amazon to capture the Indian market.Though the COO refused to comment on the number of employees to be hired this year or last year, around 1500 employees were hired last year, along with 10000 temporary staff to handle the increased workload during festive season.
With intense competition in the market and difficulty in raising fresh funds, technology based businesses are either laying off or are coming towards shutting down themselves.