Vedantu, a leading LIVE online learning platform in India, recently announced plans to hire 2500 employees between April and June 2021. At present, the company strength stands at 6000, which will grow to 8500 post the expansion. One of the leading EdTech brands, Vedantu, witnessed 6x -7x growth during peak COVID months. They even managed to deliver 75 million hours of classes across their platform in 2020.
Furthermore, students attending LIVE classes on Vedantu grew exponentially to 6.3 million across the K-12 and competitive exams category. To fuel the next phase of growth and build momentum, Vedantu is keen on hiring across business, marketing, product, and technology. Vedantu aims to create a massive impact at scale and empower millions of students with the best learning tools and teachers. It is committed to building a highly passionate and competent team.
The new hiring will be for entry and mid-level positions from India’s premier engineering institutes and B-schools. Vedantu is eager to hire academic counselors, marketing, product developers, and engineers to create a diverse talent pool. Vamsi Krishna, CEO of Vedantu, said that student obsession and impact, and scale are the key drivers behind their success. He further said that our team had strived hard to create a system where a child is inspired to learn.
With the boom in online learning adoption, Vedantu is also working to increase its presence in tier 2-3 markets. The firm plans to achieve this and impact a larger share of the student population. To create an extraordinary hiring experience, Vedantu has established a remote hiring and onboarding process for new hires. The EdTech giant is on a drive to harness the untapped potential of the right talent who believe in transforming lives.
Vedantu will help Capgemini to hire 48K new employee
While this was related to the EdTech sector, The French IT major Capgemini is also planning a massive hiring drive. It plans to employ 48,000+ new employees by the end of 2021. Interestingly, Capgemini had already hired 45,000+ employees all around the globe in 2020. Of these, about 24,000 employees were from India. Capgemini’s India Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Pallavi Tyagi shared that despite the economic slowdown, the company will continue to increase lateral hiring. She further mentioned lateral hiring is not similar to hiring freshers. Companies carry out the process of lateral hiring to fulfill a specific need that already exists within the company”.
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