Chennai, June 2022: Stimulating the growing Indian economy, Tamil Nadu has remained a prominent market for various companies in Southern India, reveals apna.co – India’s India’s largest professional and jobs platform. The city recorded nearly 20,000 job options available in the last 90 days for job seekers with companies strengthening their workforce in the state.
Chennai, amongst the most popular metros in India, has also maintained its position as an important commercial hub in Southern India for organizations to reach their target audience. Around 6,000 employers and recruiters have been hiring from Tamil Nadu in the last quarter.
With a surge in opportunities in Tamil Nadu, more users have started looking for jobs within the state. In fact, according to apna.co’s recent data, the state has witnessed a 9X increase in the number of users from 2020 to 2022.
Focusing on the quarter, jobs such as telecallers, business development, data entry operators, sales, back office, accounts/finance, delivery person, and human resources were extremely popular amongst professionals. apna.co is present in Chennai, Coimbatore, Trichy, Madurai, and Salem in Tamil Nadu.
While users in Chennai were more inclined toward the role of telecallers and computer data entry operators and Coimbatore recorded a surge in applications for job roles such as sales, accounts, and finance. Users in cities like Madurai and Salem were more interested in categories such as retail, office assistants and teachers.
Professional networking also emerged as an important activity with users in the state actively engaging communities such as government exams, business, learning languages, tele-caller, back-office jobs, teacher, computer/data entry, beauticians, lab technicians, and cooking.
Not only graduates and postgraduates, but apna has been empowering users with qualifications of 12th pass and below, to find relevant opportunities around them. The platform’s data reveals that out of all the users in Tamil Nadu who applied for a job in the last three months, nearly 30 percent of them completed either higher secondary or had an education qualification below that. Since 2019, apna has become the default platform for millions of professionals across the country.
Commenting on the growth, Manas Singh, Chief Business Officer, apna.co, said, “Tamil Nadu has continued to be the epicenter of opportunities for the rising workforce in the country with Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Puducherry, Trich, and Salem becoming crucial commercial hubs. In the last few months alone, the state has grown multifold in terms of both jobs and professionals with apna acting as a bridge connecting them. We are confident that Tamil Nadu will continue being an opportunity provider for millions of professionals in India.”
With apna’s technological prowess, the platform leverages sophisticated algorithms and helps users find the right job, at the right place with the right salary. Government exams, business, learning languages, tele-caller, back-office jobs, teacher, computer/data entry, beauticians, lab technicians, and cooking were the communities with maximum engagement on the platform.
Apna is the preferred hiring partner for top companies including, Swiggy, Zomato, Rapido, Urban Company, Flipkart, HDFC Life, Reliance Nippon Life Insurance, Kotak Life Insurance, Uber, etc among others. With 8 Lakh+ users in Tamil Nadu, apna has helped job seekers find relevant hyperlocal opportunities around them.