Used items market OLX is letting go off 250 individuals in India because it shifts its focus away from sure verticals as half of a bigger change in technique throughout the organisation. The impacted workers are principally from the gross sales and assist groups.
“By refocusing our technique, now we have determined to make a couple of inside alignments final week which have impacted round 250 of our colleagues in gross sales and assist groups,” an OLX spokesperson advised IANS on Sunday.
OLX, which entered India in 2009, stated it’s “deeply invested” within the India market and is dedicated to evolving and investing regionally to proceed to supply “the very best expertise” for its clients.
In India, OLX claims to have 85 per cent market share of the consumer-to-consumer on-line commerce, 80 per cent of the pre-owned vehicles market share through OLX Auto & OLX CashMyCar whereas OLX Individuals has emerged as a number one blue a gray collar jobs recruitment market in India.
“As we proceed to evolve to fulfill the market expectations and the wants of our clients, we’re shifting our technique and specializing in key segments the place we will supply extra companies and comfort,” the OLX sokesperson stated.
“For example, along with on-line presence, now we have added a bodily community of automotive inspection centres that supply peace of thoughts within the automotive promoting course of.”
A unit of the Netherlands-headquartered international client web group Prosus, the OLX Group employs over 7,500 individuals globally, in response to it the corporate’s web site.
Commenting on the lay off of 250 individuals in India, the OLX spokesperson stated that “these are terribly troublesome choices.”
“Our precedence is to make sure this course of is dealt with thoughtfully and respectfully in the direction of them,” spokesperson stated.
“We’re dedicated to seek out alternatives for some inside OLX and Prosus companies, and to increase to our impacted colleagues significant exit severance compensations and outplacement assist to make sure they’re well-looked-after publish this transition.”