The Indian Startup ecosystem is currently said to be the third largest in the world. Though there have been a many little hiccups on the way, the industry is flourishing and becoming bigger every year. And now, according to a recent Linkedin study, the growing industry is the number one pick for the most sought after category of workplaces in India.
While startup biggies like Flipkart and Paytm are the top preferences among the established Indian startups category for Indian employees, another survey carried out by Aasaanjobs.com, an online jobs portal, gives out a detailed list of best startups to work in the year 2017.
To make the list, Aasaanjobs.com surveyed over a whopping 400 Indian startups in two months. Each of the surveyed company was judged by the online jobs portal on a number of parameters such as compensation, career development, work environment and work engagement.
Based on the parameters, the startups who emerged as winners are: Robolab Technologies, Fynd, 1mg.com, Elanic, Lybrate, Vidooly, DriveU,GetSetHome, SmartVizX, Testbook.com, UpGrad, Ithaka and Heads Up For Tails.
According to statistics, about 30 to 50 per cent employees in India are currently considering changing their jobs. Thus, recruitment can be considered a growing space in the Indian subcontinent. A large proportion of the Indian employees are now looking for job opportunities that are challenging and offer a good working environment. On the other hand, for startups, it is just not about right skills or fancy educational qualifications, they’re on a lookout for employees with the right mindset and attitude who can dedicate themselves to their job completely and have the passion to take up new responsibilities.
Recently, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) had made some minor changes in the definition of startups. One of the changes done included making it mandatory for the startups to declare how many jobs they would be creating for Indian citizens through their businesses (Read Here).
According to Nasscom, startups are expected to create 250,000 jobs in India by the year 2020, a figure which is much above the 80,000 figure right now. With the new startup definition, the 250,000 jobs figure is expected to increase exponentially. Considering they’re the most sought after category of workplaces in India, these huge number of jobs means heyday for the Indian employees.
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