News: UST plans to hire over 10,000 new employees across the world in 2021

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UST plans to hire over 10,000 new employees across the world in 2021

The digital transformation solutions company seeks to grow its workforce by 40% to meet demand for digital needs.
UST plans to hire over 10,000 new employees across the world in 2021

UST has announced its plans to hire over 10,000 new employees this year around the world, with a focus on North America (US, Mexico, Canada, Costa Rica), South America (Chile, Peru, Argentina, Colombia), Europe (United Kingdom, Spain, Germany, Bulgaria, Romania, Ukraine, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), APAC (India, Israel, Malaysia, and Singapore) and Australia. 

The rise of the digital economy and the accelerated digital transformation of the organisations during the rage of COVID-19, has spurred the demand for hiring skilled talent. Currently with over 26,000 employees across 25 countries and 35 offices, the California, US-headquartered global company is looking to add more technologists and creative thinkers to its expanding workforce.

“At UST, we champion inquisitiveness and lifelong learning in an entrepreneurial environment and are proud to provide individuals with opportunities to start or advance their careers. From day one, our new hires will be on the ground innovating with the newest technologies to deliver solutions and build products that matter to clients and their end customers,” said Manu Gopinath, Joint Chief Operating Officer, UST.

UST is hiring over 10,000 tech-savvy, qualified candidates, including 2,000 entry-level engineering positions, with digital proficiencies and key skills in Digital Transformation, Cybersecurity, Cloud Infrastructure, Java, Data Science & Engineering, Application Development and Modernization, AI/ML, Automation (RPA/IPA). These new hires will help UST’s clients transform their businesses with a human-centered approach and the power of technology. 

“Now is an ideal time to join UST. With our flexibility and hybrid workplace culture, we embrace solving business-critical problems of our customers and promote entrepreneurship as they are the catalysts of innovation,” said Alexander Varghese, Joint Chief Operating Officer, UST. 

He also added that the company is in an exciting phase of growth and together, UST will collaborate and enhance the way people work, live, and do business across the world.

UST has a track record of investing to build a future-ready workforce, with a focus on upskilling and retraining talent. Entry-level employees who join UST undergo more than 100 hours of accelerated skilling programs. Team members are empowered to run with their own ideas – bringing them to life through hackathons and programs like UST’s in-house incubator, UST Garage Ventures. The company encourages and helps women candidates seeking a career comeback, especially those who have taken a job break for family reasons or to raise children. UST’s employee retention is above the industry average, and it has one of the highest percentages of employees rejoining the company.  

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Topics: Recruitment, Employee Engagement, #Hiring

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