Hero Vired, the ed-tech venture of the Hero Group, announced that it would be adding 150 professionals to its already growing team of 100 by March 2022. As a digital-first company established remotely in April 2021, it now looks forward to strengthening its team across Learning Excellence (Content, Faculty, and Delivery), Technology, Product, Marketing, Enterprise & Consumer Sales, and People & Culture. Of the 150 new hires, 30 will be in Technology and Product, 50 in Learning Excellence, 50 in Sales, 10 in Marketing, and around 10 in other enabling functions such as Finance, IT, and Administration. Hero Vired plans to target talent in India and potentially extend opportunities to other countries in 2022.
New hires undergo a 30-day bootcamp to prepare them for their roles and enhance their productivity and efficiency. 80% of the selection criteria are determined on the basis of candidates sharing core beliefs centered around demonstrating integrity, passion, focusing on results, bringing an entrepreneurial mindset to the role besides curiosity, and the spirit of winning together.
The company offers competitive compensation, company stocks and equity to top talent, bi-annual appraisal cycles, attractive incentives and rewards for revenue teams, and monthly recognition and awards for top performers as well as medical and general hospitalization benefits to all employees. Leadership workshops are regularly organized for women employees.
Akshay Munjal, Founder and CEO, Hero Vired, said,
“We have expanded our offerings and capabilities steadily since launching in April this year with an aim to catalyze the transition from traditional to online and blended learning.”
He further added that investing in skilled and talented individuals underscores their commitment to driving innovation and contributing to the realization of their vision for a skilled India. He believes buoyed by demographic dividend and the penetration of the Internet and smart devices, India is poised to spearhead the global ed-tech revolution.
Commenting on the development, Satyajit Menon, SVP and Head of People and Culture, Hero Vired, said, “We are hiring talent that’s not just looking for a job but also contributes to the nation-building process of creating a futuristic workforce. As we continue to achieve new milestones, we are truly excited about doubling our employee strength by March 2022”.
Hero Vired focuses on upskilling and reskilling India’s professional community to bolster the talent pool with industry-ready employees. The company caters both to individuals as well as enterprises. Its B2B arm, Vired for Business, assists enterprises in upskilling employees, sourcing talent, recruiting new recruits, implementing internal learning programs, and setting up internal knowledge academies. Hero Vired offers a customized curriculum in cutting-edge fields, such as Full Stack development, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Finance & Fintech, Game Design and Leadership, Entrepreneurial Thinking, and Innovation.