Find, in this article, some tips about the career prospects that are available in Hyderabad and on how to land a job.
Originating from the State of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad is one of India's most developed and prosperous cities. It is the common capital city of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telengana until 2024. Being one of the country's biggest cities as well, Hyderabad provides numerous career opportunities thanks to its growing economy. It has also been nicknamed the “City of Pearls” for its pearl and diamond trade hub.
Hyderabad is also a historical and cultural city, hosting the famous Tollywood which is the Telugu film industry. So if you have decided to move there, you are likely to enjoy a wide cultural and professional opening. Indeed, you should manage to land a job rather easily if you have the qualifications and skills that are required by the local labor market.
Hyderabad seems to be a rapidly growing city with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of US$ 74 billion in 2012. In fact, the city makes the biggest contribution to the national GDP. Note that Hyderabad's economy mainly relies on diamond and pearl production, information and communication technology, biotechnology and trade. The city also hosts special economic zones (SEZ) which are primarily intended for ICT companies.
On the other hand, Hyderabad has also been nicknamed “Genome Valley” for its biotechnology and pharmaceutical clusters, and Cyberabad for its technology hub. In fact, you are likely to find more than 1,300 IT companies across the city, some of which are the local branches of Yahoo, Google, IBM, Facebook, Microsoft, Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro and Tech Mahindra. You will also find research and financial institutions, among others. As regards trade, it consists of several neighboring, central and local business hubs.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited, Bharat Electronics, Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, Nuclear Fuel Complex, Electronics Corporation of India Ltd, etc, also have branches in Hyderabad. Formerly the Hyderabad Stock Exchange, Hyderabad Securities, as well as the State Bank of Hyderabad and the Andhra Bank are also found in the city-center.
To date, the services sector remains the main employer in Hyderabad, followed by government organizations. As regards the informal sector, it groups smalls businessmen and traders. Foreign professionals, for their part, are more likely to be hired in the following fields: information and communication technology, biotechnology, research, finance and the pharmaceutical industry. But they may also try their luck in the fields of aeronautics, electrical and electronic manufacturing, etc.
Find a job
Internet will probably be your greatest tool during your job search in Hyderabad. Thanks to numerous general and specialized job websites, as well as professional social networks and other virtual platforms, you will definitely find your dream job in this city like many have before you. Consider checking out classified ads in local newspapers as well, and if you have friends on the spot, maybe word-of-mouth could help.
Finally, you stand more chances of finding a job according to your qualifications and skills more rapidly by registering with a recruitment agency. Indeed, agents will do their best to find the job which best matches your profile, and probably arrange for an interview.
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