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Industry Trends & Research


Understanding What Is a GCC Global capability centers (GCCs) are offshore centers that support a global parent company. A variety of business operations are handled there, such as tech and IT, customer service, finance, HR, and product development. In India, there are over 1,500 GCCs that employ 1.66 million people, and the number of GCCs […]

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Industry Trends & Research


As job growth continues to rebound, organizations everywhere are seeking out top talent, especially for highly technical fields, including software engineering. Many are expanding their technology organizations through wide-scale hiring while others are taking advantage of global opportunities by opening capability centers in talent-rich markets. Strategies often hinge on an organization’s goals, brand, size, industry, […]

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Industry Trends & Research


Speed to offer is critical in India’s competitive engineer hiring market, but the active hiring funnel is filled with inefficiencies that lead to delays. Here’s a look at the steps in the hiring funnel and what each step typically involves. Sourcing Methods for sourcing candidates in India are similar to the U.S. Companies use the […]

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Industry Trends & Research


India is brimming with millions of experienced software engineers and 1.5 million engineering students graduating yearly. Despite its seemingly perfect environment for cultivating technical talent, it’s still a complex market for organizations to navigate for hiring. India has its own employment systems, structures, and processes. These three aspects of hiring in India are critical to […]

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Industry Trends & Research


India is a “global powerhouse for engineering talent,” with millions of experienced software engineers and 1.5 million engineering students graduating each year.  With the emergence of several prestigious engineering institutions, widespread Internet access that aids in skill development, the established presence of major tech companies, “a large youth population that is ambitious and tech-savvy,” the […]

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News & Events


SEATTLE – December 19, 2023 – Karat, the only end-to-end partner for technical hiring, today announced a significant expansion of its Brilliant Black Minds program with the introduction of seven new Partners of Brilliance: DocuSign, Electronic Arts, Intuit, Snap, Uber, Unity, and Zillow. This cohort of new Partners join the program’s inaugural members, Amazon Prime […]

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Recruiting Insights


Last week the Karat team had the privilege of meeting with the finalist for the In-House Recruitment’s High-Growth Company Award. We sat down with some of the best leaders in the business and discussed how they’re tackling the opportunities and challenges of hiring in 2023. Hiring collaborative problem solvers One finalist who has seen quite […]

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Industry Trends & Research


It may be the spookiest day of the year for those celebrating Halloween, but something else has been haunting the tech industry for quite some time: the technical hiring process. Job seekers looking for new opportunities in 2023 have had some pretty eerie experiences — experiences rife with scary strategies, terrifying tactics, and ancient rituals […]

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Industry Trends & Research


The tech hiring landscape continues to shift as the world’s workforce navigates global economic uncertainty. Fortunately, these shifts create opportunities for software developers and engineers. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the job market for these professionals remains resilient with an expected 26% increase in employment over the next decade. Furthermore, Karat’s 2023 Hiring Trends […]

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