Hero Vired, India's leading EdTech company for professionals and students, today 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.
Hero Vired's first principles are built upon a solid foundation of core beliefs originating from the parent company, The Hero Group. Hero Vired has a dynamic approach to attracting, rewarding, and retaining talent. 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.
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 centred around demonstrating integrity, passion, focusing on results, bringing an entrepreneurial mindset to the role besides curiosity, and the spirit of winning together.
Akshay Munjal, Founder and CEO, Hero Vired, said, "Buoyed by demographic dividend and the penetration of the Internet and smart devices, India is poised to spearhead the global edtech revolution. We have expanded our offerings and capabilities steadily since launching in April this year with an aim to catalyse the transition from traditional to online and blended learning. Investing in skilled and talented individuals underscores our commitment to driving innovation and contributing to the realization of our vision for a skilled India”.
Commenting on the development, Satyajit Menon, SVP and Head of People and Culture, Hero Vired, said, “At Hero Vired, we provide our learners cutting-edge skills, industry-best mentors and faculties, and expertise through our premium global programs that truly create value, and importantly, employability. This also means that we work extremely hard in hiring premium talent from across India to cater to our unique offerings. We aim to be the world’s finest learning organization, and therefore, this mission begins within our Vired family. 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 highly customized curriculum in cutting-edge fields, such as FullStack development, Data Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Finance & Fintech, Game Design and Leadership, Entrepreneurial Thinking, and Innovation. Also recently, Hero Vired was appointed the official Knowledge Partner of LaLiga in India, one of the most popular football leagues in the world. Under the two-year agreement, Hero Vired will be the exclusive knowledge partner for all LaLiga events in India, including the forthcoming Amateur eLaLiga competition to be held in India for the first time.