Some industries – from e-commerce and insurance to gaming – are hiring even during the pandemic. Also, there are firms that are doling out pay hikes. Check out a list of companies (not exhaustive) that are upping their talent acquisition and retention game.
Amazon is creating 50,000 seasonal jobs across the country for its fulfillment and delivery network.
Dunzo is looking for senior leaders – managers, directors, architects, and tech leads.
Edtech firms including Whitehat Jr, Unacademy, Simplilearn, Vedantu, are all planning to hire in the range of 500-2000 employees, Economic Times reports.
Five insurers, including PNB MetLife Insurance, Tata AIG and Reliance Nippon are reportedly looking to hire around 5,000 people as they anticipate a boom in business once the lockdown ends.
Gaming unicorn Dream11 seeks 250 people over the year for its technology, design and product teams.
Contract management venture Icertis plans to hire 180 people over the year.
FarEye, which upped its headcount by more than 12% during the lockdown, seeks individual contributors in engineering teams and techno management roles, a company spokesperson said.
Grofers and BigBasket have committed to hire thousands for their delivery operations.
Hindustan Unilever, Asian Paints, Johnson & Johnson, Flipkart, BharatPe and CSS Corp are among those companies that have reportedly given salary hikes, made variable payouts and even effected promotions.