From internet to 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.

The lifting of the lockdown and the current Covid-19 pandemic fears have given rise to new set of workforce demands. There is a rise in the hiring of e-commerce and delivery, hygiene products and safety gear companies. However, these openings are more to cope with the rising demand and hence contractual in nature. How long this trend will last remains to be seen.

  • HCL Technologies plans to hire 15,000 people from campuses this fiscal year, up from 9,000 last year.
  • Property portal NoBroker plans to hire nearly 300 professionals across verticals such as business, marketing and technology.
  • Digital payments platform PhonePe has made around 300 fresh hires and plans to add another 400-450 in functions like tech and engineering over the next year or so.
  • Tata Consultancy Services plans to hire around 40,000 freshers from Indian campuses this year – unchanged from last year.
  • Nielsen is hiring for roles including banking associate, P2P lead, and master data associate, among others.
  • MobiKwik is looking to hire 100 people in FY21, including for product and engineering functions.
  • Solar91 Cleantech is hiring for roles such as procurement executive, O&M, HR executive and project engineers/managers.
  • NUVIA Inc is hiring for several functions including software engineers and developers.
  • MyGate is hiring for business development manager, business development executive and growth manager positions.
  • Crescendo Global is hiring for analyst/senior analyst role for Credit Research.
  • Health insurance startup Plum is hiring for roles including product designer, mobile engineer, inside sales lead and growth marketing lead.
  • Amazon India has announced 20,000 seasonal employment opportunities in customer support service. Most of these jobs will be work-from-home. This is on top of the 50,000 seasonal jobs it announced earlier for its fulfillment and delivery network.
  • ClearTax is looking to hire 80 new employees across departments such as engineering, product design and marketing, the company told LinkedIn.
  • National Maritime Foundation is looking to hire Associate Fellows in various research areas.
  • Accenture and Morgan Stanley are hiring for the role of big data developer and full stack developer respectively, as per a Business Insider report.
  • Rapido is currently hiring for roles including test architect, lead data scientist, lead web developer, senior data engineer and senior manager/director in business development, the company told LinkedIn.
  • KeyValue Software Systems has multiple openings each for UI engineer, senior software engineer, full stack engineer and product architect.
  • ShipperBuddy is looking to add over 800 business development managers in the logistics arena, the company told LinkedIn.
  • Chinese smartphone maker Realme has announced plans to hire 7,500 people in India by the end of the year.
  • IBM has hundreds of open positions in India, including those for program managers, data scientists and network architects.
  • Companies including Tech Mahindra, Intel, Larsen & Toubro Infotech and Wipro are hiring engineers, per a Business Insider report.
  • Outdoor clothing firm Wildcraft has hired over 30,000 employees in the past two months and plans to onboard another 70,000.
  • Maveric Systems is looking to add more than 200 associates in Q2 across its data, digital, core banking, and quality engineering businesses, said CEO Ranga Reddy.
  • Blue Sky Analytics is hiring for tech lead, full stack developers, data scientists, DevOps Engineers and GIS Analysts, the company strategy lead told LinkedIn.
  • The Minimalist is hiring for roles including UI/ UX Designer, full-stack developer, copywriter, senior designer, digital marketing executive and QA Engineer, the company told LinkedIn.
  • 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.
  • Humans of Bombay is looking to hire for these positions: HR Executive, Graphic Designer, Executive Assistant and BA interns.
  • Grofers and BigBasket have committed to hire thousands for their delivery operations.

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