Reliance Jio planning to recruit about 75,000 to 80,000 people during this financial year, a senior company official said on Thursday. “About 1,57,000 people are on the rolls today…I will say another 75,000 to 80,000 people and at present 1.57 lakh, people are employed. ” Chief Human Resources Officer Sanjay Jog told reporters during an event organised by the Society of Human Resources Management. He said the company has partnerships 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 percent to 70 percent of the hirings, he said. College and employees referrals are the two major contributors to our hiring plans he added. When asked about the attrition rate he said it was about 32 percent in the sales and technical areas related to constructions sites. If it is taken at the headquarter level, it is just 2 percent. The average comes down to 18 percent he clarified.