The Indian companies are stepping up and hiring technology talent this New Year. This is basically because digital will play an important role for many of the businesses as they gear up for disruption.
According to the reports, the hiring of digital and technology talent will double in the year ahead as businesses transform, customer needs change and newer technologies come into play.
Sectors such as automobile, banking and financial services, consumer goods, manufacturing and pharmaceutical will contribute to the high demand for talent in the space of technology and digital.
Automobile companies are at the forefront of industries that are witnessing an increased demand for talent in automation and digital space.
“M&M is actively looking at hiring talent with technology expertise in AI (artificial intelligence). We will be using AI and emerging technologies across the Mahindra Group and we are taking it very seriously,” said Prince Augustin, executive vice president of group human capital and leadership at Mahindra & Mahindra.
“If overall it’s x, it will be 1.5-2x for such roles. Tech investment for most banks will be higher,” said Vempati.
There is an exponential increase in hiring in advanced digital technologies such as robotics and cognitive automation, blockchain, decision science, machine learning, natural language processing, artificial intelligence, design thinking, enterprise architecture, mobile, cloud and digital transformation consulting and solutions specialists as stated by the experts.