“It’s not the days in your life, but the life in your days that counts.”
– Brian White
We are almost at the end of the second quarter of 2019 and the career and jobs market is still continuing its upward trend. This year is proving to be an amazing year for people looking to either start or upgrade their career. Unfortunately, not all of us have the time or the patience to sift through the hundreds of articles available online to determine our next career decision. This is what we at Edureka Career Watch hope to help you with by bringing you a curation of the top career-related news stories.
So, without any further ado, let’s dive into the top job trends that we were able to find for this week.
Cybersecurity Jobs on the Rise, Skill Gap still Too Wide
Even though cybersecurity has existed for decades as a technology, it wasn’t acknowledged as a separate domain until recently. This has made it difficult for organizations to cope with security threats. According to recent data from Indeed, cybersecurity job roles including IT Security Specialist, Security Engineer etc are among the fastest growing and most in-demand job roles in the market today. The report also found that most professionals who are trying out for these roles are not adequately skilled to be hired.
Cybersecurity is one of the few technologies that has a gaping hole between supply and demand in the market today.
Ensure that you have the in-demand skills for Cybersecurity to not miss out on these growing opportunities.
Twitter is Hiring, #LoveWhereYouWork
Microblogging social networking platform, Twitter is hiring! The giant is looking for professionals to join its wide range of teams including Data Science and Analytics, Design and Research, Machine Learning, Software Engineering, and several other non-IT roles. The job vacancies are spread across the company’s various branches including Bengaluru, Toronto, Amsterdam, Delhi, Dubai, and many more. Another thing to note is that there are job openings for all kinds of professionals, bother experienced and recently graduated ones.
Monolith Soft is Continuing its Hiring Spree, Lists Several New Job Vacancies
Nintendo subsidiary and the developer of top-selling videogame titles like Xenosaga, Dragon Ball Z, and Super Robot, Monolith Soft seems to be focussing on its expansion this year. The 19-year-old company just recently surpassed 200 employees and has now listed a number of new job openings. The gaming giant is looking for Tool/Environment Programmers, System/Framework Programmers, UI/UX Planners, UI Programmers, Project Managers, Network Programmers, and UI/UX Designers.
Most of the listed roles are technology-centric so they are perfect for anyone who is looking to get into the gaming space but comes from a tech background.
via Nintendo Soup
Up-skill yourself today to ensure you are first in line for job openings like these.
10 Per Cent Rise in Hiring in Delhi and Mumbai in HY1 2019 – 2020: Report by Wisdomjobs.com
A recent article by Wisdomjobs.com reported that there was a 10 per cent increase in hiring in the Delhi and Mumbai regions in the first half of the 2019 – 2020 financial year. According to the survey, 10 out of the 18 recognized sectors in these regions including IT, travel, hospitality, and BPO/ITeS sectors saw a positive growth while the rest saw a decline in numbers. The report also states that we can expect an overall growth of 123,000+ by this end of the first half of this year in the aforementioned sectors.
IBM is Laying Off 0.5 Per Cent of Its Workforce, 1,700 Professionals to Lose their Jobs
IBM recently issued a statement stating that they are laying off half a per cent of its employees in an attempt to reposition their team to align with their focus on the high-value segments of the IT market. This development will cause 1,700 professionals to lose their jobs. The tech conglomerate stated that this “small percentage of employees” were not performing “at a competitive level” and would be let go. The takeaway here is that companies are becoming more focussed on their visions and will entertain only competent professionals with updated skills sets.
The best way to ensure the security of your job today is to keep acquiring the latest skills in your domain.
via Daily Voice
Up-skill yourself now and never be worried about being among these laid off employees.
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These were the major news stories related to job openings and career trends in the market this week. If you have any questions, suggestions or there are any specific topics you’d like us to cover, feel free to hit us up in the comments section below. Edureka Career Watch will be back next week with the top stories that you need to know. So, make sure you are subscribed to our blog through the subscription button below and never miss these important updates.