According to The Economic Times, talent in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics is in high demand across industries as businesses prioritise technology and innovative transformation.
Bharti Airtel is seeking personnel to bolster its data capabilities, notably in teams responsible for data analysis. According to Amrita Padda, chief people officer, the organisation will hire more STEM talent over the upcoming quarters.
For its data sciences, analytics, and supply chain divisions, Flipkart is hiring STEM talent.
According to the company’s group human resources officer Yuvaraj Srivastava, makemytrip will continue to hire from engineering campuses and universities like the Indian Statistical Institute in 2023.
For its engineering, data science, design, product, and tech programme management teams, Uber is seeking to hire STEM talent at all levels.
PepsiCo has developed a programme to hire female engineering graduates in an effort to close the diversity skill gap in STEM fields. According to Chief Human Resources Officer Pavitra Singh, the company intends to hire STEM professionals, particularly in supply chain and R&D.
According to Sandeep Kohli, talent leader at EY, the company has been employing people from engineering schools and plans to keep investing in finding and nurturing STEM talent for a variety of roles.
Despite the tech slump, STEM talent will continue to find a home in other industries, according to Roopank Chaudhary, partner at professional services firm Aon India.