Auto Sectoral Report 2020

Plagued by fluctuating sales, piling inventory and a liquidity crunch, the automobile sector has experienced uncertainties which have made the industry outlook bleak in the short run. Nevertheless, backed by government initiatives and an evolving electric vehicle sector, demand for talent has been constantly rising with new skills coming into vogue. 

Upon surveying hundreds of Business and Talent leaders through primary survey and exhaustive conversations, we have prepared a comprehensive report to help you flourish in the constantly changing environment.

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Recovery and uptick in hiring

The automotive industry has faced many challenges in the last few years. Not only did they face a stoppage of production during the pandemic, but the sector also experienced structural headwinds. However, the sector is seeing recovery and an uptick in hiring.

Sneak Peak of Decoding Jobs Sectorial Report

Automotive Sector’s hiring intent: 25% Positive

Currently contributing to 7.1% GDP and employing 37 million people, the automobile sector is poised to balloon over to 12% of GDP and 65 million more employees by end of the decade.

top skills in demand

Currently contributing to 7.1% GDP and employing 37 million people, the automobile sector is poised to balloon over to 12% of GDP and 65 million more employees by end of the decade.

  • Data Analyst & Scientist

  • Social Media Marketing

  • Compliance

  • Soft Skills

Leaders Speak

Ravindra Kumar G.P.

Chief Human Resources Officer

The need of the hour is to refresh the curriculum towards mechatronics, high voltage, vehicle communication etc. and equip them to participate in industry 4.0 and lean manufacturing by familiarizing them with skill for problem solving, working in mission-based teams etc.

Tata Motors

Balachandar NV

Executive Director – Human Resources

Unique skills will command a premium whereas low-skill jobs will cease to exist. Redundancy in skills will be rapid and unique skills will become industry agnostic

Ashok Leyland

Key Contributors

Rajeshwar Tripathi

Chief People Officer

Ravindra Kumar G.P.

Chief Human Resources Officer

Balachandar NV

Executive Director – Human Resources

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