Over the next three quarters, the retail arm of Reliance is planning to hire 60,000 junior to mid-level positions. Many of this hiring shall be done for the outlets.
This hiring by Reliance Retail Ventures Ltd comes at a time when the retail business has tied up with several global brands opened new outlets. It plans to add many more outlets in the coming few months, and the hiring will be across many of their outlets.
Hiring Amid Mammoth Expansion Plans
Not just this, but the head of an executive search firm said, “The retail business of Reliance Industries has mammoth expansion plans, which includes hiring 150-200 senior executives who will be given posts of vice-president and above. He added, “They are being recruited from the competition and global chains”.
Reliance Retail Ventures have inked several tie-ups in the past few months. One of these include Reliance Retail Ltd signing a long-term franchise agreement with American apparel firm Gap Inc in July.
He said that “Currently, the hiring what they’re doing is on the temp or the staffing level hiring. So, the major chunk got hired in north India, along with pockets of Madhya Pradesh. But major hiring happened around Delhi, Chandigarh, Rajasthan—in these belts”.
In the quarter, 720 stores have been opened by Reliance Retail, and this takes the total count of stores to 15,916.
Out of the total 379,000, more than 17,000 jobs have been added by Reliance Retail during the quarter.
Since its very start, the company has catered to millions of customers and thousands of farmers and vendors.
Fastest Growing Retailer, Only Indian Name in Global Retail Leaders
As per the Deloitte’s Global Powers of Retailing 2020 index, Reliance Retail has been ranked as the fastest growing Retailer in the world.
In the list of Top Global Retailers, it ranks 56th and not just that, but also it is the only Indian Retailer to feature in the Top 100.
With more than 150 million loyal customers across all its formats, Reliance Retail has recorded more than 640 million footfalls across all its stores in FY20. This is unprecedented and unmatched by any other retailer in India.