The job market of Chennai is brimming with entry level jobs for freshers in the domains of; IT enabled services, Information Technology, Banking and Healthcare. These are the domains which are the prime contributors to the economic and job growth of the city. For employers entry-level roles are the medium to utilize the skills of experienced candidates to add high value to a business, which is done by hiring fresh graduates, which push the seasoned professionals to the next orbit of their career to take up bigger challenge and responsibilities.
As for the current job trends in the city, IT enabled services, IT-Software development, Medical, Healthcare, Automobile and Banking, are the leading job domains, in the decreasing order based on the number of openings.
In the IT enabled services sector, entry-level roles are from the functional domain of customer service operations, followed by openings in human resources management, recruitment and administration. Freshers applying for these roles can expect an annual package of INR 1.2 to 2.8 Lakhs, which is dependent on their educational backgrounds, grades and the institution last attended.
Coming to the IT software development, which is the front runner of the economic growth of the state and the city, software development, testing, technical lead, system analyst and web design, are the leading roles, for which freshers can apply for openings. IT is associated with a swift career path and higher earning potential, so for those, who are taking up an entry-level job in this industry, it is advisable that they keep themselves updated with the latest skills and tools which are of relevance for their daily job, to take advantage of the swift career path and high earning potential.
Those with education in paramedical services and healthcare, the prospects seem to bright. Nurses, Administration assistant, pharmacist and medical officer, are the key roles that are up for grabs. Chennai is known as a global medical tourism destination, which is an evidence of the world class facilities that this sector offers to medical tourists who throng in large numbers from all across the globe. Hence, the experience that a medical professional earns in Chennai allows them to apply for global job openings in the future, as the work experience in Chennai is of real value throughout the globe.
Automobile enthusiasts and fresh engineering graduates can jump the bandwagon of automobile jobs as a trainee or an intern, which will help them with a holistic experience of various domains of this industry. After completing their tenure as a trainee, they are free to choose a domain, which suits their career goals and interests.
Banking has more openings in sales and business development roles. The banking industry in Chennai is known for its global banking institutions present here, which not only offer a fast paced career path but an experience that strengthens one’s reputation as a banker.