Gurugram : In an ever emergent technological ecosystem with skills like automation and artificial intelligence becoming the need of the hour, professionals and students are constantly looking at upskilling themselves to beef up their resumes. Due to the growing skill gap, there is an increased interest by recruiters in all sectors to hire candidates with specialized tech skills. Therefore, in an attempt to provide a networking platform to organizations and professionals with real world skills, Udacity launched it’s career fair Udacity Propel on Friday, 28th April at Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon in collaboration with companies like Paytm, MapMyIndia, Innerchef, 1Mg, Rivigo, Qualtech, GoFro, Indiarush, Simform, Witty Feed, Healers at Home, Kayako and Trade Logic.
Commenting on the launch, Ishan Gupta, MD India, Udacity said, “Currently, there is a huge gap in the hiring expectations of recruiters and skills possessed by tech graduates. In a scenario like this, where there is an increased demand for skilled candidates, we are excited to launch Udacity Propel and collaborate with industry leaders as our hiring partners. Propel aims to provide students an opportunity to fast-track their careers by interviewing with top companies in the Indian ecosystem. We are confident that through this long-term strategic partnership, we will be able to offer the best talent to the industry for all dynamic tech roles.”
The hiring requirements of these recruiters were primarily skills like Android Development, iOS, Full-stack, Front End, Data Science/Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Self-Driving Car Technology. These and more such hi-tech skills are taught to students on the Udacity platform through its flagship Nanodegree programs.
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