Internet Business Sectoral Report 2021

Indian internet business and start-up ecosystem are one of the fastest-growing in the world. While the COVID-19 pandemic may have put this sector on a slow track for some months, there are optimistic signs that internet businesses will be in forefront of employment generation in the future.

To help you thrive in this new environment, we surveyed hundreds of Business and Talent leaders through primary surveys and exhaustive conversations.Download the Decoding Jobs Sectoral Dossier to learn more about the jobs and hiring landscape of GICs for 2021.



Did you know

Internet Businesses are set to create 1.45 million employment opportunities by 2021

Sneak Peak

Internet Business Sector’s hiring intent: 46% Positive

Digital skills such as data, AI, product management, cloud architects will be in high demand across technology start-ups.

Top skills in demand

  • Application Development

  • UI/UX Expert

  • Growth Hacking

  • Machine Learning

Leaders Speak

Ketan Krishna

One very important shift that we anticipate is the prevalence of gig workers for central roles which are location agnostic. Now there is acceptance of work from home, hometown and anywhere. Although our initial estimation for this change was around 2025, but COVID-19 has accelerated this shift.

Rentomojo

Monica Mudgal

Organization support to be with the employees during these critical times has been the key to revival.

Healthkart

Aditi Parekh

The talent scenario for the Internet Business Industry has certainly progressed in 2021, with technology and virtual onboarding as an important dimension. Clearly for our Industry, the concept of gig working has represented a shift in employment. And now, after almost a year of slump, hiring is finally picking up pace in the industry. That's a sign of progression.

Pepperfry

Key Contributors

Ketan Krishna

Head HR

Aditi Pareek

Head HR

Gitesh Karnik

Chief People Officer

Sukhpreet Singh

Head HR

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