E-commerce is a new age industry and looking to grab top talent actors the industries such as FMCG, retail, insurance and logistics to find the right candidates. Startups are on a hiring spree-commerce companies offer great salaries with dynamic work environment with diverse work experience. Hiring managers are walking the extra mile to get the best match; candidates also need to do their homework to match with the employer requirements. Career experts listed below three points a candidate should check before joining a startup:
Go through the job description of the position you are applying for
Know about the interview process and understand well
Research about the company and industry. Know about the business trends of the organization and its competitors in the market.
Ecommerce companies are hiring across the verticals such as operations, customer experience, seller development and analytics. They also hired from telecom companies in these verticals. The growing needs of e-commerce companies demand more professionals to meet the needs of loads of transactions happening everyday at e-commerce companies. These include central operations management, central seller management, warehouse management, central fulfillment, fulfillment operations, merchant operations, commercials and logistics management. Employees from retail industry have more opportunities to get hired for e-commerce companies.
If candidates want to shift from retail to e-commerce then one should improve their skills to work in online industries carry apart from retail business skills. It is also important to upgrade their online catalogue managing and stock keeping units (SKU) skills besides campaigning, data crunching and analytical skills.
Apart from technical skills and experience, the common parameters on which hiring decisions are made in e-commerce startups will be the approach to the problems and the solution candidates arrive at along with the passion and energy they carry to work. Mention all these details in your profile and explain well in an Interview.