Edtech firm clocks over 10K placements – Economic Times

Edtech company Great Learning, a part of BYJU’s group said in a statement that its career assistance platform,
Great Learning Excelerate, has clocked over 10,000 placements in digital roles. Over 1200 organizations across IT/ITES, Tech, BFSI, Healthcare, and Telecom sectors have used the platform…….

Edtech company Great Learning, a part of BYJU’s group said in a statement that its career assistance platform,
Great Learning Excelerate, has clocked over 10,000 placements in digital roles. Over 1200 organizations across IT/ITES, Tech, BFSI, Healthcare, and Telecom sectors have used the platform to hire professionals in new-age competencies like Python, SQL, Machine Learning, Full Stack, Cloud and Digital Marketing.

Launched in March 2020,
Great Learning Excelerate is Great Learning’s flagship initiative to connect professionals and organizations. In 2021, the platform has seen a 13X increase in the job postings and 9X growth in hiring partners, indicating the demand for digital skills being witnessed across industries today. Some of the corporates that have hired from the platform include Google, Vodafone, Indiamart, DXC Technology, Tech Mahindra, Dell, Hexaware, Tata Elxsi, Informatica, Deloitte, ZS Associates, Nielsen, Uber and Capgemini.

IT and ITeS sectors lead the hiring spree with 40% placements followed by BFSI with 18% placements. Consulting and Telecom sectors hired 10 and 8% professionals. Other sectors that were hired from the platform included Healthcare, Retail, eCommerce.

The most sought-after skills on the platform were Python, SQL, Machine Learning, Full Stack and Cloud Applications. Top roles offered on the platform for freshers were Data Analysts, Data Engineers, Software Development Engineers, while experienced professionals were Data Scientist, Full Stack Developer, Cloud Architect, AIML specialist, BI Developer and Digital Marketing Specialists.

Hari Krishnan Nair, co-founder, Great Learning said:
“With sectors like IT, auto, BFSI and telecom witnessing consistent growth, organizations across industries are looking for professionals armed with the latest skills. Today, there is a massive gap between the skills that employers are looking for and those that most aspirants possess. We launched Great Learning Excelerate with the vision of bridging the supply gap that the industry faces when it comes to finding talent with digital skills. “

Source: https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/jobs/edtech-firm-clocks-over-10k-placements/articleshow/87730049.cms

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