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KPMG Hires 800 Freshers

KPMG hires 800 freshers for digital push as Indian economy gradually recovers from Covid

KPMG India, one of the big four accountancy firms, has hired about 800 fresh graduates and post graduates at the first signs of recovery.

Large firms including PwC, Deloitte and EY too have seen a pickup in their hiring numbers as firms look to invest in digital transformation verticals.

“Nearly 60% of our fresher hires are in our consulting businesses, primarily digital and our core consulting offerings,” KPMG told ET. The hiring of freshers is over and above about 550 lateral or experienced hires the firm said. With increasing demand, we may look to continue with our investments in the fresh talent pool like previous years, the firm said.

The large consultancy firms that in all hires about 1,25,000 professionals in the country had been on the back foot due to Covid pandemic. Most large firms including the law firms had seen an impact on their cash flows as clients postponed projects and delayed payments.

In all top 10 professional services and the law firms combined would have hired more than 6,000 executives in the last one month alone even as the whole interviewing and induction process has gone online. Not just that, ..

Top firms including Deloitte, EY, PwC, Khaitan, AZB and Trilegal have started extending offers to fresh lawyers, CAs and MBAs.

As our solutions and services are technology-enabled and data-led, there has been a skill shift over the last few years with increased focus on technology, cognitive and emotional skills. The same trend has been noticed this year too. Campuses are considered for recruitment based on the value proposition, evolved learning methodologies, and unique skill-sets offered by them. We tap the best talent available at various premier- B-Schools, Grad Schools and Engineering colleges in order to cater to ..

Source: Economic Times