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Since the pandemic and the resulting increase in remote workplace options, the utilization of virtual interviews has skyrocketed. An Indeed survey found that 82 percent of organizations use virtual interviews and 93 percent plan to continue. Here are some helpful tips to remember when you’re participating in an online video interview with a potential employer….

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The Acara team is excited for 2023 and all that it has to offer. But before we get too far into the year, we want to reminisce on all that happened in 2022. Let’s wrap up an amazing, content-packed year with a look at our greatest blog posts. 2022 Outlook: Workforce Trends for India We…

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Did you know that data science is one of the fastest-growing business segments in India? According to this article by The Times of India, here are some fast facts about the surging job market for data scientists: Data science jobs have grown more than 650% since 2012 Jobs in data science will escalate by 27.9%…

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Did you write a next-level cover letter and resume? If so, you may have dialed up a phone interview with your prospective employer. During this stage of the game, you need to be prepared to explain the contents of your resume, answer some questions about yourself and your experience, and describe what you hope to…

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As India’s workforce continues to recover from the crippling blow it received during the pandemic, the country is starting to see a surge in high-tech jobs such as cryptocurrency, bitcoin, and blockchain. In India, job postings containing these words “increased 394 percent year over year from 2020 to 2021.” As Mint points out in this…

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Across Asia Pacific (APAC), employees have reported lower job satisfaction in 2022 and 81 percent are actively looking for a new position or are open to new employment opportunities. In today’s candidate-driven market, hiring managers recognize that competitive salaries and compensation plans are key drivers in employee attraction and retention. However, it’s equally important to…

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You’ve heard the phrase “digital transformation” a million times. You know a little bit about “artificial intelligence.” You might even be familiar with “machine learning.” But what does it all mean? How does it work? Who is responsible for leveraging it in the workplace? As a hiring manager, it can be difficult to differentiate buzzwords…

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You just left an interview feeling confident about the impression you made on a potential employer. Here’s why sending a thank-you note to your interviewer should be your next step. Why should I send a thank-you note? It is extremely important to send a thank you letter as a follow-up to an interview. Sure, we’re…

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Acara Senior Manager of Business Development, Sayantan Biswas, recently discussed the current state of hiring in India along with opportunities and threats for employers and employees. What’s the current hiring sentiment like in India? The current hiring sentiment in India is positive. We are seeing a positive vibe from an overall hiring perspective. There was…

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In 2021, Indian businesses faced setbacks from the pandemic—including hiring freezes, limited interaction with candidates, and temporary closures. At the beginning of 2022, 60 percent of employers forecasted business growth. Eight months into 2022, despite concerns over inflation, India’s job market looks optimistic with 63 percent of companies planning to add more staff in the…

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