60% job-seekers want their dream job in India, IT preferred sector: survey

Interestingly, about 70 per cent job seekers consider the industry they are currently working in as their ‘dream sector’.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 29, 2017 4:08 pm
timesjobs.com, naukri.com, dream job For nearly 35 per cent job-seekers, IT is their dream sector

India emerged as the dream destination for most job-seekers with nearly 60 per cent want their dream job in India and 40 per cent wish to move abroad. While 30 per cent male job-seekers dream of becoming an engineer, an equal percentage of female job-seekers want to be a doctor or a medical professional.

In a survey done by Timesjobs.com, over 1,100 job-seekers revealed about how they perceive a ‘dream job’.

Among men, nearly 25 per cent job-seekers want to be a doctor/medical professional, 20 per cent want to be in IT, 15 per cent would like to become chartered accountants and 10 per cent are keen to become a lawyer

For female job-seekers, besides the eagerness for becoming doctor/medical professional, 25 per cent want to be CA, 20 per cent would like to be in IT, 15 per cent want to become engineers and 10 per cent would like to be part of the HR profession.

For nearly 35 per cent job-seekers, IT is their dream sector followed by healthcare and manufacturing sector for about 30 per cent each. Nearly 25 per cent candidates want to be in telecom industry, and another 25 per cent are interested to be part of the automobiles sector.

BFSI is the choice of 20 per cent job-seekers, while 16 per cent seeks opportunities in the logistics sector. Nearly 15 per cent job-seekers pick retail industry and another 15 per cent choose BPO/ITeS sector. For 10 per cent their dream sector is consumer durables/FMCG. Read| Google, BHEL, SBI top 3 best places to work in India: survey

When asked whether they have realised their dream? The answer was ‘no’.

About 55 per cent job-seekers say they are not currently working in their dream profile. Of these, 65 per cent male job-seekers say that their current role is not their dream role while 75 per cent female job-seekers say the same.

Interestingly about 70 per cent job seekers consider the industry they are currently working in as their ‘dream sector’. About 70 per cent job-seekers haven’t still been able to get a job in their dream company, while 25 per cent job-seekers say they have given up on the idea of their dream jobs.

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