Vol. VI – Edureka Career Watch – 16th Feb. 2019

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Vol. VI – Edureka Career Watch – 16th Feb. 2019

“Desire! That’s the one secret of every man’s career. Not education. Not being born with hidden talents.” – Johnny Carson

The year 2019 has been one of the best in terms of career development and job updates. Hundreds, if not thousands of MNCs have opened up their doors to potential employees, and new startups are coming up with innovative concepts that require the skills and brains of smart individuals to survive in the IT stampede. As always, Edureka Career Watch aims to compile all the important developments in the job market for you so that you can make your next career move in an informed way.

So, without further ado, let’s look at the top stories of the job market for this week.

6th Edition of DBS Hack2Hire Goes Live, Looking for 100 of the Brightest Minds

DBS, one of the biggest names in the banking and finance domain, recently announced that the sixth edition of their popular HackAThon dubbed Hack2Hire will be going live in India soon. The Singapore-based digital bank is looking for the brightest minds in domains including mobile development, web development, data engineering, DevOps, testing, and many more. DBS is known to provide competitive packages and higher than standard job satisfaction to its employees.

If you are smart and quick on your feet and have the necessary skills, this will be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

via DBS

Learn the latest technologies that DBS is hiring for.

US Job Openings Hit 7.3 Million, Another Massive Record

Another win for Trump comes as the US job market hits another new record. According to a new report, the number of job openings in the country has reached an all-time high at 7.3 million. These jobs are distributed among all different sectors where IT is one of the biggest contributors, according to third-party sources. The US government also reported earlier this month that nonfarm payrolls are increasing by 304,000 jobs in January. This is the largest gain since February of last year.

via Yahoo Finance

Nintendo Lists Dozens of New Job Openings Across its Offices in Several Domains

Legendary game developer, Nintendo recently listed dozens of new job openings in several different domains across its offices at locations including Austin, Redmond, and New York. The roles the company has listed include software and game development, sales and marketing, audit and human resources, and many more.

Don’t miss out on these job openings to advance in your career.

via Nintendo

Learn the hottest technical skills in the industry.

Google Adding Chipsets to its List of Products, On a Hiring Spree for Engineers in Bengaluru

Adding yet another service to their long list of products and services, Google seems to be ramping itself up to transition into the chipsets race with Qualcomm, Broadcom, Nvidia, and Intel. The company is seemingly on a hiring spree, looking for talented engineers in chipset developmentAccording to reports, the tech giant has already hired sixteen engineers and four talent recruiters over the past couple of months for its gChips team. A number of these resources have been poached from chip leaders listed earlier. The company is hoping to make the gChips team 80 members strong by the end of this year.

via 9to5Google

AI Job Vacancies on the Rise, Microsoft, Nvidia Leading the Charge 

A recent report by RS Component suggests that AI is slowly taking over traditionally human jobs. According to the analysis, bulk and iterative job roles are slowly but surely being replaced by AI which opens up a window of opportunity for professionals skilled in AI. The report also states that Microsoft has 1,964 AI job openings listed that equates to 36 percent making it the leader in the domain right now. Second in line, we have graphics developer, Nvidia which lists 837 job openings that amount to 33 percent of all the job openings at the company.

AI is definitely the future of the IT workforce and job openings for people skilled in this domain will constantly be on the rise.

via Uber

Learn AI and future-proof your career.

Make full use of Edureka Career Watch’s expertise in the education and career counselling space. Speak with our course advisors today to get a clearer picture of your career path and more. Call us at:  IND: +91-960-605-8406 / US: 1-833-855-5775 (toll-free).

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 box below and never miss these important updates.


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