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Industry Trends & Research


Artificial intelligence (AI) is a rapidly growing area of technology, and the job market for AI engineers reflects this. Despite the overall market for tech talent trending downward, the number of AI job listings is up. Companies are ramping up hiring for AI engineers, paying a premium for talent, and shifting their resources to AI […]

Unlocking Tomorrow’s Talent: Insights from Consero’s Talent Acquisition Forum image

Industry Trends & Research


Last week, I had the opportunity to lead a session at Consero’s Talent Acquisition Management Forum in Irving, Texas. It was an engaging discussion with talent acquisition leaders about various trends in the technology industry, including the direct impact Artificial Intelligence (AI) and global hiring strategies are having on today’s talent landscape. Here are a […]

Top 7 Challenges You’ll Face Hiring Engineers in India (And How to Solve Them) image

Industry Trends & Research


Given the large population of India, the competitiveness of the job market, and biases that persist, there are seven unique challenges that companies face when hiring in India. Using a human and technology approach, Karat provides the expertise and tools to hire confidently in India and bring brilliant tech talent on board.  1. Application Volume […]

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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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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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