Apna.Co has recorded a 25 percent increase in the employer base led by Small and Medium Businesses (SMBs) and Micro Small and Medium Enterprises in 2022. These increasing small businesses have come from tier 1 and tier 2 cities.
There are more than 2.1 million jobs posted from employers belonging to the cities like Bengaluru, Pune, Delhi-NCR, and Mumbai. Jobs posted by SMBs clocked a 60 percent surge year-on-year.
The tier 2 cities that saw the maximum job applications were Bhopal, Indore, Bhubaneswar, Ranchi, and Kanpur, these cities had 40 percent of the total jobs posted by SMBs throughout the year.
This year more than 12 million professionals registered on the platform, leading to a 67 percent YoY user growth in 2022.
The platform projected that the growth would continue for 2023 as well. 2022 has been a year of tremendous growth for the rising workforce. While we observed a surge in the user base, it’s elating to know that around 2 lakh new employers trusted our services for their hiring requirements. The emergence of tier-II cities becoming epicenters for opportunities has also been phenomenal."
Cities such as Ahmednagar, Meerut, Puducherry, Jalandhar, Kota, Udaipur, and others contributed to around 20,000 new employers and 1.5 million new users on apna.