India Skills Report 2021


The world was devastated by the coronavirus pandemic with industries coming to a standstill, lack of labour, and the widening of the skill gap. However, with the digital revolution gathering pace, increasing inflow of foreign investment, and the burgeoning presence of integrated workplaces, India Inc. has been adapting to the changing trends of the job landscape.

These developments and the resulting consequences have been consolidated into the India Skills Report 2021. “It illustrates the changing scenario of demand and supply of talent, identifies the gaps prevailing between the two, and provides recommendations to sustain the growth of the Indian economy. You can check insights of last year’s ISR 2020 report. “



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Sneak Peak of ISR 2021

Did You Know

  • Reduction in Overall Employability of Indians

  • Three States with the Maximum Hiring Activity

  • BFSI, Software/Hardware & IT and Internet Businesses Lead the Way

How can this report help you

Candidates

Can plan their careers based on insights gained on he demand of the talent, in which sectors etc.

Employers

They can plan their future talent acquisition plans based on the insights gained on supply of the talent.

Key Contributors

Kameshwari Rao

Chief People Officer, Publicis Sapient

Raghu Chandrashekhar

Senior Vice President & Head Human Resources

Prashant Bhatnagar

Director – Human Resources, Credit Suisse

Biswaroop Mukherjee

Head HR – Commercial Vehicles Business Unit

Rajiv Naithani

Chief People Officer, Infograin India

Leaders Speak

Monica Mudgal
Senior Vice-President – Human Resources

HealthKart

One of the big shifts which we have noticed across Organisations in last 6 to 8 months is that People Leaders are now moving from Task-orientation to Result-orientation.

Monica Mudgal
Senior Vice-President – Human Resources
HealthKart

Megha Gupta
Human Resource Director-Fiserv

Fiserv

63% of the current job that people are currently doing will be replaced by technology which necessarily means that the way we perform our jobs can be replaced. So, we can expect a shift in role from being more execution-oriented to be more strategically driven

Megha Gupta
Human Resource Director
Fiserv

Ketan Krishna
Head of Human Resources-RentoMojo

RentMojo

We saw a huge spike in temporary workforce. When the pandemic hit, the delivery team had to go to 2x level as 52% of our customer base was moving back from the cities to their hometowns.

Ketan Krishna
Head of Human Resources
RentMojo

Ajay Chowdhury
Senior VP & Head HR-SRF Limited

SRF Limited

Hardcore manufacturing jobs will continue to be in demand, while maintenance jobs may squeeze due to better management of machines. Advancement in machinery and technical evolution will impact the count of jobs.

Ajay Chowdhury
Senior VP & Head HR
SRF Limited

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