Vol. VII – Edureka Career Watch – 23rd Feb. 2019

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Vol. VII – Edureka Career Watch – 23rd Feb. 2019

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“Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.” – George Lucas

Another week of 2019 has passed with several new developments in the career and jobs space. One’s career is a very important aspect of a professional’s life. But unfortunately, most of our time is expended on other matters. Because of this, we all tend to put career and job-related news in the backseat. Edureka Career Watch is a series that aims to change that by giving you a small dose of the most important developments in the career-trends department.

So, without further ado, let’s delve into the top news related to careers and job trends.

Target India is Looking for Data Scientists & Data Analysts

Target, one of the biggest names in the retailer space has recently put up several job openings for its Indian divisions in Bengaluru. Home to over 2,600 team members, Target India is now on the hunt to hire data engineers who can help with strategic planning and development of the company in the subcontinent. The roles listed by the giant include mid to senior-level jobs from item data analysts to lead data analysts and data scientists.

Working at a giant like Target will not only help your resume but will also help you with added experience.

via Target

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Microsoft is Looking for a New Team to Revamp GitHub

After its acquisition of GitHub in Q4 last year, Microsoft seems to be taking the slow and steady approach towards integrating the web-based hosting service into its in-house solutions. The Redmond giant has been on the lookout for a team to make this transition smoother and also manage all the business and IT operations of GitHub since November 2018. The jobs listed by the tech behemoth include senior-level posts like Program Managers and Product Managers, and also entry to mid-level roles like analysts and developers.

via Microsoft

Australia & Asia Face Blockchain Skill Shortage – Growth Quoted to be 33X

A recent report by LinkedIn suggests that demand for professionals skilled in Blockchain is higher than ever in Asia and Australia. The skill shortage is so high that companies are willing to pay professionals up to $300,000 per annum which is higher than almost any other recorded IT job role. According to the same report, growth in a Blockchain career was also quoted to be higher than any other – 33X, which is massive.

Blockchain is here to stay and is making dents in almost every single domain.

via LinkedIn

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Italy to have over 45,000 Tech Jobs Available from 2019 – 2021

A recent report by Confindustria stated that Italy is facing one of the biggest crisis in terms of skill gap fulfillment in ages. According to the study, the country will have over 45,000 job openings in the technology sectors available in the timeframe between 2019 to 2021. This comes as no surprise as Italy’s technology and engineering sectors have seen a shortage of skill for years, but the gap is growing quicker than anticipated.

via Confindustria

Google is Bringing Hundreds of Jobs to Chicago, Expanding its Finance Division 

Google recently announced that it is expanding its finance division in the city of Chicago which will create hundreds of jobs at its base. The tech giant stated that Chicago has a lot of talented and skilled professionals available that they wish to acquire over the course of the next few months. The company hopes to create a robust workforce at the location by the end of 2019.

Giants like Google are expanding like never before bringing in hundreds of job openings.

via ABC7Chicago

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Before we end this blog, here’s some motivation for you. You can read this article that covers the success story of one of our awesome learners, Vinayak, who went from being a Mainframe Engineer to become a Big Data Analyst: Read the full story here

Make full use of Edureka’s expertise in the education and career counseling 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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