While globally there is a large scale fear that automation will replace jobs and humans, India- the country with world’s largest youth population- has a bigger problem, that of employability.
For far too long, the traditional education system and regulations haven’t kept up with the fast-changing business needs, thereby making graduates less employable. With some promising startups coming-up in the education tech space, green shoots of growth are beginning to be seen however, a lot of ‘patient’ capital coupled with deep understanding of edutech and its scalability, is the need of the hour.
On one hand while Edtech startups are making the workforce job-ready, on the other hand startups in HR space are effectively deploying mechanisms to help workforce cope with the changing workplace dynamics. From L&D to hiring for Gig economy, HR Tech startups are developing one-stop solutions to all HR-related challenges of companies.
In this episode, we have Ashwin Ajila from India’s largest virtual university iNurture and Pankaj Bansal from PeopleStrong- which is transforming HR operations for companies. Ashwin and Pankaj share the opportunities and challenges in these highly regulated sectors and shed light on how they making India’s workforce, future-ready.