84% Indian employees are increasingly optimistic they will get the chance to develop and upgrade relevant career skills in the next 12 months. There has been an improvement of 3% from the previous quarter.
This was the finding from a Job Confidence Index Q3 survey by global recruitment specialists Michael Page, which drew a comparison between responses of 580 employees in India and 4,200 employees across the Asia Pacific.
In addition, 59% of respondents in India were found to be “satisfied to very satisfied”’ in their jobs as compared to 53% of their Asia Pacific compeers. Confidence in the Indian economy is also high, with the Index indicating that (53%) employees in India rated their current national economy as “good to excellent”, notably higher than in Asia Pacific (33%).
Other highlights from the quarterly job confidence forecast in India between Q2 and Q3 2016 include:
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Nicolas Dumoulin, Managing Director, Michael Page India, says, “Workplace sentiments and confidence ranks very high in India right now. A majority of job seekers foresee progression in their career. With the right work attitude and legitimate reasons for job hunting, companies have a very high chance of securing talent with a very close match to their requirements.”
“Newly-implemented HR policies can also help employers meet expectations of millennials who are increasingly becoming an important part of the Indian workforce.”
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