How to find a job in Pune? A short guide for everyone, foreigner or Indian

Everyone who wants to get a job in Pune needs first to find a job in Pune. A good start can be a job website like Naukri.com in Pune or Olx for jobs in Pune.

You can look for recruitment agencies or employment agencies in Pune. And you can look for jobs also on Facebook groups in Pune.

Once you find a job, you may need a work permit.

You can do this from abroad or in India. Indian citizens don’t need a work permit to get a job. In most cases, every other nationality needs to apply for a work permit. You can do this together with your new employer, or employment agency. Read more below on how to find a job in Pune and on how to get a work permit for India.

Pune is one of India’s largest IT hubs, with a large number of IT software companies. There are many prospects for IT freshers in Pune. As a result, many candidates from all over India are flocking to Pune in quest of work. Many freshers arrive in Pune each year after graduating and looking for work.

How to get a job in Pune?

The first step in getting a job in Pune is to find a job in Pune. Find out where to look for work in Pune in the sections below.

Once you have a job offer, you may need to apply for a work permit, or a work visa, together with your employer or on your own. You will not likely need any permit if you are a resident of India.

In most cases, you apply for a work permit with your new employer, a company, or an employment agency. They will get you a visa to enter the country if you are not in India already.

Once you have an employer who can sponsor you. You will need to handle together all the paperwork to get you a work permit or a work visa.

First, find a job, and after you’ll worry about a work permit if you need it.

How to find a job in Pune?

You can find a job in Pune by searching online for job opportunities in Pune. You can find a job either with a company, or with a recruitment agency, or through an employment agency.

Most of the following websites are in English or in Hindi. If you need, browse them using Google Translate or any other translation service.

Job websites in Pune

A good start is to search for a job on these popular job websites.

BaiduGoogleNaverSogouYandex, or any other search engine, can be a good start for a job search. You can search for a job that you want. That can be for example, “Construction worker job in Pune” or “Babysitter in Pune”. Use the language that you feel most comfortable speaking. Don’t stop at the first pages and go deep with your search. You’ll get an immediate feeling of what’s around and of which job websites are best suited for your needs.

Google MapsBaidu MapsNaver Maps2GIS, or any other map app, can help you find employers near you or abroad. Look for the kind of organization that might have job opportunities for you. You can look for “Retail in Pune” or “Mall in Pune” for example.

Facebook Jobs can be also an option to start to see what’s around you. You can search for Facebook groups that talk about Pune or about jobs.

Apna app is a job app popular in Pune. Install it and fill out your profile. Find a job that interests you and use the app to contact your employer.

Naukri.com in Pune is one of the most popular job websites in India. You can search for many jobs in Pune or in India.
 
Indeed India in Pune is a very popular job website to find the next step in your career. It has tools for job search, resumes, company reviews, and more.
 
Glassdoor India in Pune is a job website. And you can find information about salaries and career paths in India and abroad.
Shine in Pune is another popular job website.
FreeJobAlert.Com in Pune is another very popular job website in India. It focuses on government jobs.
 
Monster India in Pune is a popular job website that has been around for a while.
Olx for jobs in Pune is a very popular website for classifieds. You can find people buying and selling many things. It has a lot of job opportunities as well.
Quikr for jobs in Pune is another very popular website for classifieds. You can find people buying and selling many things. It has a lot of job opportunities as well.

Websites to get a job in Pune

These are more websites that can be useful when you are looking for a job.

AmbitionBox is a website that talks about company reviews, salaries, interviews, and jobs.

Internshala is a very popular website to find paid internships. It can be a good place to find your first job.

Career Power is a website that talks about admission exams that can help you to get a job everywhere in India.

Freshers Now is a popular job website among people who recently finished school.

Facebook groups and other social media to get a job in Pune

Facebook groups help you to connect with people about jobs in Pune.

You can use your favorite social media to look for groups that talk about jobs or about Pune.

LinkedIn India is also a popular choice when networking for jobs.

Any social media or communication platform can help you to find a job in Pune. It can be for example Instagram or any WhatsApp group of people in Pune.

Recruitment agencies in Pune

A recruitment agency receives a description for a job from an employer who needs someone. Then the recruitment agency looks for a person to do that job.

Recruitment agencies look for skilled workers to suit the job role available. A skilled worker has some experience, and certifications, to work in a particular role. Examples can be a nurse, an accountant, a chef, a construction worker, or a truck driver.

Recruitment agencies specialize in particular sectors. Those can be care, computing, engineering, nursing, accounting, catering, construction, or other sectors. Sometimes an agency can contact you first if they struggle to find people.

You can look up a recruitment agency that can help you to find a job that matches your skills. You can type ‘recruitment agency near Pune’ on Google Maps or any other map website. There you can find a list of good agencies that you can contact. If you are not in Pune or in India, you can search your area for local recruitment agencies. They can help you find a job in Pune.

Employment agencies, temp agencies, temporary job agencies, staffing agencies in Pune

Employment agencies hire people to do jobs. The agency employs you to work for another company. Employment agencies can be temp agencies (temporary job agencies), or staffing agencies. An employment agency registers someone who’s looking for work, a job seeker. The agency then contacts employers who have positions available for the new person.
These agencies can hire new workers for new jobs. Agencies contract those new jobs from other companies. An employment agency will assist any job seeker. Unskilled workers are more likely to find a job with an employment agency. An unskilled worker has no qualifications, or experience, in the job that they want. They have finished school recently, or they are changing industries or they are new to the region.
These agencies specialize in particular sectors. Those can be care, computing, engineering, nursing, accounting, catering, construction, or other sectors. Agencies offer full-time jobs, part-time jobs, temporary jobs, seasonal jobs, or freelance jobs.

If you, for example, type ‘employment agency near Pune’ on Google Maps, Baidu Maps, or any other map website. You can find a list of good agencies that you can contact. If you are not in Pune or in India, you can search your area for local employment agencies. They can help you find a job in Pune.

Be aware that you should not pay an agency when they find a job for you. So be careful when an agency asks you for money.

Ask around you for jobs in Pune

Form connections, ask around and find opportunities among your contacts. Speak with friends of friends of people who may have traveled or worked in Pune or in India. You will see that some of your friends or family know someone who knows someone.

You can email local businesses and companies for jobs in Pune

You can search for companies and local businesses in the Pune area. An easy tool for doing that can be any map app or map website. Below is, for example, a Google Maps search for “farm near Pune”.

Walk around Pune for possible jobs

If you are in Pune, you can explore the area and see what job opportunities are around you. You can look for organizations and businesses around you and visit them. For example, below is a search on Google Maps for “market near Pune”. You can visit these places asking for job opportunities.

Search for employment schemes

You can apply for an employment scheme or an employment support program that can help you to find a job. Those programs can be local or national. They can be open only to Indian residents but they can be open to foreigners as well. You need to look for a program that fits your profile. You can search for employment schemes at your local government or embassy. You can search for “Pune employment scheme” or “India employment program”.


Is it simple to find work in Pune?

Many freshers arrive in Pune each year after graduating and looking for work. And, if you have the correct skillset and put in the effort, getting a job in Pune isn’t too difficult.


in Pune, India. Photo by Atharva Tulsi on Unsplash