Mumbai: Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Jio could end your hunt for jobs. Reliance Jio has been reportedly planning to hire 80,000 employees during the current financial year. “About 1,57,000 people are on the rolls today….I will say another 75,000 to 80,000 people,” company’s Chief Human Resources Officer Sanjay Jog told reporters on sidelines of an event organised by the Society of Human Resources Management.
On attrition rate in Reliance Jio, he said it was about 32 per cent in the sales and technical areas related to constructions sites.
“If it is taken at the headquarter level, it is just 2 per cent. Average if you go it will come down to 18 per cent,” he explained. Jog said the company was having partnership with about 6,000 colleges, including technical institutions, across the country.
According to him, there are some embedded courses offered in these institutions and students who clear these are “Reliance ready”.
He said hiring would also be done through referrals and now with the help of social media platforms.
Recruitments through referrals now accounted for about 60 per cent to 70 per cent of the hirings, he said adding college and employees” referrals “are the two major contributors for our hiring plans.”
Meanwhile, Reliance Jio and Airtel have now partnered with Apple to bring the Cellular variant of Apple Watch Series 3 in India. The device will be available for pre-booking starting May 4 and will go on sale, starting May 11. Customers interested to purchase the device can head to the Airtel website. It can also be purchased from Jio.com, Reliance Digital and Jio Store.
The cellular version of the Apple Watch Series 3 will allow users to take calls on the device itself, sans WiFi or cellular connectivity. There will be no need to have the device tethered to the iPhone.
Reliance Jio users will also have the option to get a priority home delivery along with an option of mobile portability. On the other hand, Airtel users who are on the Postpaid Plan, Airtel My Plan or Infinity Plan will get the cellular services on the Watch for free.