Vol. VIII – Edureka Career Watch – 2nd Mar. 2019

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Vol. VIII – Edureka Career Watch – 2nd Mar. 2019

“Do not be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.”

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Another awesome month of 2019 has come to a close and several developments in the career market seem to have gone seemingly unnoticed by most professionals. Edureka Career Watch has been trying to change this for everyone since the beginning of this year. And, here we are again with a handful of interesting stories and news related to job trends and career progression.

So, without further ado, let’s look at the top news related to careers and jobs that the industry had to offer this week.

Expedia Group – India is Looking for Several Software Professionals

Expedia Group, a world-renowned global travel technology company is on the lookout to fill several software positions in its India bases in Bengaluru and Gurugram. The company is known for its massive array of travel fare aggregators and travel metasearch engines, that include CarRentals.com, CheapTickets, Expedia.com, HomeAway, Hotels.com, Hotwire.com, Orbitz, Travelocity, trivago, and Venere.com. Job listings include mid to senior-level positions in the field of software development and data engineering.

Software and data roles are on the rise and professionals with relevant skills can expect awesome opportunities.

via Stack Overflow

Master the art of software development and data engineering to never miss an opportunity like this.

Smart Assistants to Move into Corporate Offices by 2021

IDC, a global marketing intelligence firm, has recently released a study that predicts what the offices of the future will look like. According to the analysis, 22 percent of well-known organizations across the globe will have deployed smart assistants like Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, Microsoft Cortana etc in their workplaces within the next 3 years. This development will result in a cost saving of over $1 billion. According to Bryan Ma, IDC Asia Pacific’s VP of client devices, developers and businesses will find new, intuitive and creative ways of taking advantages of these services.

via CIO

SBI to Hire Only 10,000 Professionals to Replace its 12,000 Retiring Workforce

Global technological shifts are changing the way most corporations function. This can be further emphasized by a new announcement by the State Bank of India who stated that they will only be hiring 75 percent new technology professionals to replace its retiring workforce. The financial and banking giant stated that it is looking to hire skilled professionals who will get the job done rather than fill 12,000 positions with candidates that will need to be trained.

Banking is not the only domain seeing this kind of shift.

via Economic Times

Up-skill today to ensure that you are first in line for any and all job interviews.

Bengaluru Leading Blockchain Job Vacancies in India with 34 Percent of All Crypto Jobs

According to popular job portal, Indeed, Bengaluru has recently surpassed Mumbai in terms of the number of job vacancies for Blockchain professionals in India. The website estimates that the IT hotspot of India is leading the crypto charge in the subcontinent with a concentration of almost 34 percent of all Blockchain job openings. Blockchain technology has defied all cliches and is now being adopted in different domains and organizations in new and unconventional ways. Because of this, job openings in this domain are on the rise.

via Indeed

150 Major Positions Open to be Filled in Vancouver

Over the past few years, Vancouver, Canada, has become an IT hub for startups and established organizations alike. Just recently, there have been hundreds of companies that have set up shop in this city. Naturally, these new bases have opened up oodles of opportunities for professionals looking to progress in their careers. Vancouver is now home to companies like Article, SkyBox Labs, Apply Digital and several more. These organizations are looking for entry-level to experienced professionals in all IT fields including development, testing, data analytics, data science, and many more.

Up-skilling and reskilling have now become the norm in the IT industry.

via Daily Hive

Get skilled in the top technologies of 2019 to be eligible for these jobs.

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, Harsh, who went from being a normal IT student to becoming a Data Scientist: 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 button below and never miss these important updates.

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