Monster Research Reports

Research Reports & eBooks for Employers and Job Seekers
Work-life Balance: A Tale of 3 Regions – India, UAE & SEA (Infographic)
Monster.com surveyed more than 3000 working professionals in India, the UAE and Southeast Asia (Singapore, Malaysia & Philippines) to understand the challenges pertaining to work-life balance. The objective was to gather and assess the most prevalent perceptions and experiences around Work-Life Balance.Download
Do you own your work, or Does your work own you? (Infographic)
#WorkLifeBalance – Our new research explores the sentiments of the working professionals around work-life balance in India to raise awareness among job seekers and employers as to what aspects of work-life balance are most valued. Download
Online Job Market in India – The Year 2018 in Review
While India's economy appears to have stabilized following major reforms in the past years; the situation at the employment front continues to lackluster reveals the MEI. India witnessed a YoY growth rate of five percent in the first nine months of 2018; the growth momentum weakened progressively from 13 percent in Q1'18 to 5 percent in Q2'18 and further down to (-) 4 percent in Q3'18. During this period, however, recruitment activity bounced back in Production and manufacturing. The sector has registered 54 percent increase in online opportunities; up from a decline of 8 percent in 2017.Download
#MyFirstJob - The expectations & challenges Fresh Graduates face while searching their First Job
Our new research uncovers the expectations and challenges for young graduates embarking on their first job search, as well as what employers are looking for from young talent.Download
Woo Recruiters with an Updated Profile
Recently Monster conducted a survey to check if an updated profile and resume help job seekers in finding a job faster. And guess what? 80% respondents believe that it does! Download the infographic for more information. Download
Monster Salary Index Full Report - 2017 (Released in March 2018)
While the workplace is undergoing a significant shift, a sad reality – gender pay gap, remains constant. The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Gender Gap index 2017 ranked India at 108th place on gender equality, behind China, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Only 27% of India’s workforce are women and additionally, the gender pay gap continues to be a concern in India. Social and cultural issues and the attitude that women will bear the primary household and parenthood burden even when employed outside the house feeds into hiring discrimination in the formal sector. The report aims to provide employers with practical information and help them make better decisions by analyzing the salary market and optimizing employee remuneration thereby fostering a stronger workforce.Download
Monster Salary Index Full Report (Released in July 2017)
This latest report of the Monster Salary Index (MSI) survey captures some of the key sectors covering sector-specific salaries and workers satisfaction by education, ownership of the company and gender amongst other factors. It aims to provide employers with practical information and help them make better decisions by analyzing the salary market and optimizing employee remuneration thereby fostering a stronger work force.Download
Monster Salary Index: IT Sector Report – 2016 (Released in May. 2017)
India is the world’s largest sourcing destination for the Information and Communication Technology (IT) industry, accounting for approximately 67 per cent of the US$ 124-130 billion market. The industry employs about 10 million Indians and continues to contribute significantly to the social and economic transformation in the country. The IT industry has not only transformed India’s image on the global platform, but has also fueled economic growth by energizing the higher education sector especially in engineering and computer science.Download
Monster Salary Index: BFSI Sector Report – 2016 (Released in May. 2017)
The financial sector in India is one of the biggest in the world in terms of assets. According to figures from the Indian Brand Equity Foundation, total outstanding credit by scheduled commercial banks of India stood at `72,6 trillion (US$ 1.08 trillion). The financial sector is part of the growing services industry in India, which accounts for 54% of total Gross Domestic Product (GDP). By assets, banks represent the largest institutions in this sector, followed by other institutions such as pension funds, mutual funds, and insurance companies.The Indian banking industry alone is expected to create approximately two million jobs throughout the next five to ten years, making this one of the fastest growing sectors in the country.Download
Monster Salary Index: Manufacturing Sector Report – 2016 (Released in May. 2017)
Monster Salary Index: Manufacturing Sector Report – 2016 (Released in May. 2017) The manufacturing sector in India is one of the key drivers of the economy. It contributes 15-16% to GDP (2015) and gives employment to about 12% (2014) of the country’s workforce. The impact of the manufacturing industry also affects other sectors, such as agriculture and services. It is estimated that every job created in the manufacturing sector has a multiplier effect, creating 2–3 jobs in the services sector.Download