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Vocational Courses Yield Higher Salaries than Engineering and MBA Courses, Finds Survey; How AI is Changing the Hiring Process

Vocational courses yield higher salaries than engineering and MBA courses from bottom rung institutes, finds survey. How AI is changing the hiring process.

 

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Vocational courses yield higher salaries than engineering and MBA courses from bottom rung institutes, finds survey.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: As per a TeamLease-ET survey, vocational job salaries have consistently risen above salaries of those with engineering and MBA education from tier-3 or tier-4 institutes. For example, while an engineer or MBA graduate with five years of experience earns INR40,000 per month, a gemologist with similar experience earns over INR60,000 per month. But despite this salary difference, the thirst for white collar jobs is skewing India’s job market. Read more here.

How AI is changing the hiring process.

Interview With the Robot: AI has penetrated several arenas of everyday and professional life. Hiring is no exception. Parents use AI to scan potential babysitters’ social media and there is no dearth of articles explaining how you can build a résumé that can “beat the bots”.

 

Recruiters are increasingly relying on AI, too. Last year, 67% of hiring managers and recruiters surveyed by LinkedIn said AI was saving them time. Click here to read how AI is changing the hiring process, and whether it is up to the task.

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