Ericsson India is hiring for leadership roles in Artificial Intelligence, data analysts and more as it prepares for the 5G era
- Ericsson, which already has almost 20,000 employees working out of India, is looking to hire for roles in Artificial Intelligence, automation and more.
- In an interview with Business Insider, Priyanka Anand, VP and Head of Human Resources for Southeast Asia, Oceania and India, Ericsson, shares the company’s hiring plans.
- The company is also focussed on upskilling its employees.
In an interview with Business Insider, Priyanka Anand, VP and Head of Human Resources for Southeast Asia, Oceania, and India, Ericsson, shares the company’s hiring plans and how they are upskilling current employees to take on bigger roles.
Hiring in full force
Ericsson has pegged that the 5G consumer market will be worth $31 trillion by 2030 globally, and the company is gearing up to cash in on this massive opportunity.
Anand revealed that with technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and 5G growing rapidly for ICT players like Ericsson, the company is on the hunt for candidates to fill various leadership positions. “With the rapid technological advancements in the telecom sector and increased focus on AI/Automation, we continue to hire for business-critical roles for further consolidating Ericsson’s leadership position. It is evident that there will be a surge in demand for jobs like data analysts, data scientists and AI professionals across the world,” she said.
Currently, their website shows over 150 job openings in India.
Ericsson’s employee strength has been on an upward graph in the past three quarters
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Ericsson’s hiring strategy – upskill employees and hire new talent
The company is driving its employee growth through a two-fold strategy – upskilling and reskilling its own employees as well as hiring new talent. And of course, with the pandemic and the work from home situation, all hirings and training have gone virtual.
“We have switched to virtual classroom training for some of the earlier F2F training as well as encourage our employees to undergo training on our already existing online learning platforms like Degreed etc,” said Anand.
AdvertisementEricsson has also partnered with INSEAD, one of the world’s leading business schools,for upskilling its employees to design an Executive Development program for senior leaders. The company has also partnered with Harvard Business Publishing, a not-for-profit wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvard University, to offer leadership development modules that look into the challenges faced by business leaders and how to address the same.
“We also developed a Career Program for our employees focusing on technical upskilling. This program aims to help employees with career planning, goal setting and acquiring relevant skill sets,” shared Anand.
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