"It is proposed to set up a National Recruitment Agency (NRA) as an independent, professional, specialist organisation for the conduct of a computer-based online Common Eligibility Test."
Hiring plans improve by six percentage points when compared with the previous quarter and with this time one year ago.
"We need to ensure India is able to attract, retain and nurture the best talent; all while standing on the global stage.”
Despite the slowdown, over 50 per cent of the surveyed recruiters have a positive outlook for hiring in the current and coming year.
"Employer branding has emerged as a crucial positioning tool."
“India has been an early adopter of international corporate and talent management practices."
On a global level, while GDP increased by 2.7 per cent in the period 2010-16, employment grew by only 1.3 per cent in this period.