Vol. XXIV – Edureka Career Watch – Jan 2020

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Vol. XXIV – Edureka Career Watch – Jan 2020

In the good old days, career stability was all about finding a big brand to work for and doing a decent job there for years. But today, career stability no more means a single employer but a dozen or more over your working life. To grow in this competitive environment, you need to constantly upskill and keep testing yourself against the market to see if there is a demand for your skill-set.

So, keeping yourself up to date with the latest job and career trends in the market is the only way to gain that competitive edge among your peers. But how can you go about locating career trends to help you with landing a job? Well, the Edureka Career Watch series is there to help you with just that. This series keeps you informed about some promising job and career trends to explore if you are looking to pace-up your career.

80% of Indian Executives Believe AI is Essential to Stay in Business by 2025: Accenture

Recently, a survey was conducted by Accenture with 1,500 C-Suite Executives from companies with a minimum revenue of US$1 billion in 12 countries around the world across 16 industries, with the aim to uncover the success factors for scaling AI.

According to the survey, around 80% of C-Level Executives in India believe that not deploying Artificial Intelligence across their organizations could make them go out of business by 2025. But still only a few have made the shift from mere experimentation to creating an organization powered by robust AI capabilities. And those who have, have achieved almost three times the return on their investments.

A key barrier to the successful scaling of AI is the lack of the right people strategy. Companies need to ensure their employees understand what AI is and how it applies to their day-to-day role. While the top leadership team can serve as the champions responsible for scaling AI initiatives, embedding teams with AI across the entire organization can enable faster culture and behavioral changes.

Source: Economic Times

Learn Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning today to take full advantage of these trends.

KPMG is Creating 800 New Jobs in Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Belfast

On 8th January 2020, KPMG announced its plan to create 800 new jobs in Ireland this year. The roles will be spread across KPMG’s offices in Dublin, Cork, Galway, and Belfast. In 2014, KPMG employed 2,000 people in Ireland and today the business employs around 3,400 people. KPMG said that the latest phase of growth is being driven by client requirements in all areas, with an increased demand for access to technology and digital-related expertise. It also mentioned that an increased focus on technology including areas like cybersecurity, digital and data analytics is resulting in strong growth in these services and demand for expertise in the audit, tax, and advisory areas.

Half of the 800 new positions will be for experienced professionals, with the other 400 targeting graduates as part of KPMG’s annual efforts to attract college leavers. The company is basing its appeal to graduates on the opportunity to work with a diverse range of clients, across a wide spectrum of disciplines spanning technology and digital transformation.

Source: Silicon Republic

TCS Opens Digital Content Hiring Drive 2020

The renowned Indian IT giant, Tata Consultancy Services, has recently opened digital content creator vacancies for its digital arm – TCS Interactive. The company explains that one of the offerings of TCS Interactive is Digital Content Services. And the department comprises of content strategists, content writers, technical writers, content editors, SEO analysts, video editors, graphic designers. Through this hiring, TCS is looking for talent that can help its customers achieve their digital transformation goals by creating engaging content for their website and social media channels.

Source: TechGig

Multiple IT Jobs at Accenture India

Accenture is an Irish-domiciled MNC that provides services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. It is a Fortune Global 500 company and employs thousands of professionals in multiple locations. The company has currently opened vacancies for various job profiles. Check out these tech jobs right now –

1. Java Enterprise Edition
Role: Application Developer
Role Description: Design, build and configure applications to meet business requirements.
Must-Have Skills: Java Enterprise Edition

2. Salesforce Development
Role: Application Developer
Role Description: Design, build and configure applications to meet business requirements.
Must-Have Skills: Salesforce Development

3. SAP BW on HANA Data Modeling & Development
Role: Application Developer
Role Description: Design, build and configure applications to meet business requirements.
Must-Have Skills: SAP ABAP Development, SAP BW on HANA Data Modeling & Development

4. Cloud Infrastructure
Role: Cloud Technical Architect
Role Description: Develop and deliver agile and cost-effective hosting solutions. Implement high performance hosting solutions that meet the need of today’s corporate and digital applications using private and public cloud technologies.
Must-Have Skills: Cloud Infrastructure, Financial and Accounting Operations Management

5. SAP BASIS Administration
Role: Application Support Engineer
Role Description: Act as software detectives, provide a dynamic service identifying and solving issues within multiple components of critical business systems.
Must-Have Skills: SAP BASIS Administration

Source: TechGig

So start Upskilling today to ensure that you stay updated to the latest industry trends.

A Tech-Based Role has been Named the ‘UK’s Best Job’ for the First Time

January is a month well-known as a time for employee reflection and evaluation, making it one of the hottest periods of the year for job hunting. Every year Glassdoor publishes its report on the best jobs to help employees set their sights on the emerging fields. This list is based on Glassdoor’s analysis of open listings, salaries and job satisfaction ratings. This year it saw 11 new roles appear in the line-up, including DevOps engineer, customer success manager, and product designer.

According to Glassdoor, this was the first year where a tech job has claimed the top spot on its list.

Source: Silicon Republic

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These were the major news stories related to job openings and career trends in the market this week. If you have any questions, suggestions or there are any specific topics you’d like us to cover, feel free to hit us up in the comments section below. Edureka Career Watch will be back next week with the top stories that you need to know. So, make sure you are subscribed to our blog through the subscription button below and never miss these important updates.

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