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Who’s Hiring And Reskilling In Tech And What Are They Looking For?

Covid-19 will permanently wipe out between 6.2 million and 8.7 million jobs in the U.S. by the end of the year. In my home country of Canada, we are still 1 million jobs short of our pre-Covid employment levels. Due to this grim outlook, many are asking: Who’s hiring and what are they looking for? Some innovation-driven sectors are adapting and actually growing a lot during this time which provides signs of hope.

The move to remote work means digitally-skilled talent is in demand and those with these skills can land roles in growing sectors, even if they don’t live near headquarters or in the same country. What is, perhaps, most exciting about these trends? A 6-month course can get almost anyone into tech — as one former truck driver recently showed in the U.S. — so while many firms are scrambling to fill essential roles, they can also be proactive by building skills internally.

Global firms like Amazon and PwC have already pledged to invest in reskilling their workforce, ensuring their employees will keep up with digitization. The World Economic Forum suggests that “We need to reskill more than 1 billion people by 2030,” and estimates that “133 million new jobs in major economies will be created,” by 2022. So with these trends in mind, what are some of these sectors that are fervently hiring? As the founder and CEO of a tech hiring platform, we’ve seen a growing demand for talent in e-commerce, e-learning, telehealth and fintech as these industries continue to boom due to the pandemic. Read more via Forbes

Pemo Theodore

Pemo is a Media Publisher & Event Producer. She is CoFounder/CEO Silicon Valley TV She is the Executive Producer of FinTech Silicon Valley & organizes Bay Area FinTech meetup: Silicon Valley FinTech meetup & Blockchain Music meetup with almost 3k members. She has produced Silicon Valley Events for Investors & Startups 7 years. She video interviews venture capitalists & angel investors & FinTech experts. She partners with videographers to cover San Francisco Bay area startup conferences & meetups with livestreaming, video & foto packages Silicon Valley TV She is based in Silicon Valley & has been involved in online business for 14 years. She has been in small business for 46 years in Ireland, London, Canada & Australia. She also published a free ebook (the findings of 1 year research from VCs, angels & women founders) “Why are Women Funded Less than Men? a crowdsourced conversation” She was TheNextWomen‘s most prolific contributor of 2011. Silicon Valley TV has been noted as a platform for supporting high growth women led companies in Huffington Post

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