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A survival guide on how to beat the looming job crisis

Software employees can opt for company-run programmes, online courses, boot camps to upgrade skills

Sanjay Kumar Singh  |  New Delhi 

A jobs crisis is looming in India’s information technology (IT) sector. Mckinsey, the international consultancy firm, has predicted in a recent report that almost half of the 3.9 million workforce in IT services firms will become irrelevant over the next three-four years. Rapidly changing technology will render the current skills of many workers obsolete, while automation has the potential to kill many routine, low-end jobs. For both young engineering graduates entering the workforce now and mid-level managers in IT firms, it has become imperative to reskill themselves in areas ...

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