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Garment Industry Recruitment Trends 2016

Published: May 27, 2016

Garment Industry Recruitment Trends 2016


India’s Garment Industry isa well-organized enterprise and is among the best in the world. It constitutes of designers, manufacturers, exporters, suppliers, stockists, and wholesalers. Indian Garment Industry has carved out a niche in the global markets and earned a reputation for its durability, quality and beauty. Today’s changing consumer preferences – buying branded apparel and fashion accessories, major boom in retail industry, people shopping at department and discount stores, shopping malls, with rising disposable incomes, government policy focused on fast-track textile export growth, and ambitious goals have created several investment opportunities in India.


The Indian textiles industry is set for strong growth, buoyed by strong domestic consumption as well as export demand.

The most significant change in the Indian textiles industry has been the advent of man-made fibres (MMF). India has successfully placed its innovative range of MMF textiles in almost all the countries across the globe.

Recruitment Trends

Recruitment is an ever evolving industry, especially with the growth of technology and social media. The way that candidates are sourced, jobs are advertised and businesses develop their employer brands are all things that have been adapting over the years.

Whereas job boards are still going strong, like in previous years; social media is on the rise and is now central to recruitment processes all over the world.

Recruitment Trends I Garment Industry

As the overall textile industry is most legendary industry and till today most of textile manufacturer use classical way to recruit the talent they want by the way more of reference or through well-known consultant. But the big players like Vardhman Group, LNJ Bhilwara Group, Alok Industries and many other have taken route of modern recruitment trends.

The SME garment manufactures as they face stiff competition due to large numbers each of the garment manufactures are forced to work on small margin and hence focus is on how to be effective cost wise while recruiting professionals for their enterprise. They would rather use traditional method of reference point recruitment or through small job consultant who can serve them at low cost sacrificing on the quality of the skills

This need to be addressed by educating them the importance of recruiting the right candidate through modern means of recruitment that is social media and through professional talent acquisition companies.

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