As many as 18,000 jobs in various leading IT and ITES companies are coming up in the next 1 year in Vizag. Major brands like Franklin Templeton, Conduent, WNS Global Services, Tech Mahindra, Patra BPO, Concentrix, ACN Infotech, Miracle Software, Symbiosis Technologies etc are hiring almost 10,000 jobs in the next 1 year. In addition, there are approx3000 job vacancies in 25 to 30medium-sized companies also. Other major brands are in the final stages of setting up their establishments in AP, for at least 5,000 jobs.
Companies are hiring with special qualifications like B Pharma, M Pharma, BTech, BCom and MCom. Healthcare needs B Pharma, M Pharma and Life Sciences. F&A needs BCom, MCom, BBM and MBA Finance students. GIS and CAD jobs need students with Mechanical or Civil Engineers or Diploma holders. Core IT companies need candidates with good knowledge in Java, C# or Python and front end technologies. However, there is a serious need for the candidates urgently invest on their soft skills.
‘Ability to converse in English, leadership capabilities and teamwork are very important’ said Visakhapatnam MP Dr K Hari Babu while addressing the gathering at the workshop. They should know average English writing; MS Office knowledge along with typing capabilities of 30 words per minute. Having these skills in addition to the technical qualifications will hugely improve their chances of getting these jobs, he added.
The Union Government has announced Rs 1 Lakh for every seat in Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. AP Government has announced Rs 1 Lakh for every new job. As a result, more than 11,000 seats have been allotted to the AP under the IBPS, which is the largest allotment in the country. Almost 6,000 IBPS seats are allotted in Vizag region.
ITAAP is collaborating with leading training institutes like IGIAT, SDC sponsored by HPCL and other training institutes in the city to meet the skill gap for the IT industry.