Companies across various industries are increasingly prioritizing efficiency, product development and business expansion in their hiring strategies. This approach aims to bolster organizational effectiveness. There is also a concerted effort to elevate customer experience, foster innovation and drive performance. Meanwhile many organizations are consolidating departments to create new unified, synergistic teams, reveals GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

While GlobalData’s latest report, “Global Hiring Activity – Trends & Signals 2023,” reveals a decline in global hiring activity (posted jobs) in 2023, January 2024 saw many companies hiring across potential areas of growth, investment, and innovation.  Sherla Sriprada, business fundamentals analyst at GlobalData, comments: “The key areas of focus include data and analytics, emerging technologies, customer experience and marketing, supply chain and operations, talent acquisition and expansion.”

Microsoft Corp is establishing a new team focused on building and shipping cross cloud framework components and driving In-depth engagements with ROTH and Platform ISVs. DXC Technology Co is hiring for a newly formed team in the D365 area in Poland.  In the same regard, Airbus SE is hiring data analysts, process managers, pricing specialists and product support in Denmark for its newly created business performance and improvement unit. It is also hiring personnel for maintenance services in India. RTX Corp is hiring for its xTM Engineering group looking at developing prototypes and product concepts for the integration of uncrewed vehicles and advanced air mobility platforms into global air-traffic ecosystem.

Tesla Inc. is looking for a delivery advisor in Belgium to create a pre-delivery customer experience by tracking and updating customer details. Genuine Parts Co is creating a team of AI/ML Engineers to build the next models and AI-driven digital catalogue and discovery (search and recommendations) products.

Shell Plc is hiring a newly created Travel and Expense Team for its Shell Business Operations in the Philippines to manage the card application process of new corporate card bank partners. Worley Limited has internally merged its global PMO with IT PMO for a combined delivery team – ‘Worley Project Management Office’, to provide a wider business focus on delivering projects and programs within a portfolio structure. It is hiring Portfolio Delivery Managers for the UK, the US and Australia. Novo Nordisk AS has created a People Analytics department within the People and Organization team to enhance employee engagement, productivity, and retention. It is also hiring for a newly created team in the CMR department to facilitate the execution of clinical trials for new therapy areas.

Bayer AG is hiring prototyping engineers for the new business model space in Bayer Digital Farming Solutions (DFS) organization. Eli Lilly and Co. has created the Next Generation Therapeutics group to deliver medicines for chronic pain and neurodegenerative disorders.

The Home Depot Inc. is hiring a newly formed team to identify supplier/client trends, deliver custom ad-hoc projects, develop marketing analytics tools, and present the key findings to stakeholders.

Finally, Nielsen Consumer LLC is hiring for the New Verticals (Government, Financial Services, Packaging) team in Singapore to execute commercial strategy and sales for NielsenIQ’s measurement solutions to Asia-Pacific clients.



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