EdtechstartupGeeksterties up with 200 corporate brands, enabling jobs for upskilled candidates
New Delhi: Geekster, edtech focused on providing technical education to aspirants, has reached a mark of 200 Corporate associations with companies enabling easy talent acquisition for employers, and job placements for Geekster students. The brand with its unique pay-after-placement offering, upskills aspirants on technical courses and makes them job ready, thus bridging the skill gap in the industry.
The edtech platform offers tech courses including full stack web development, and advanced web development course. The brand has alreadytrained close to 300 aspirants through its programmes . Boasting a commendable placement record, the company has achieved a placement record of 95% of the total aspirants who have landed aspirational jobs with reputed companies.
“We are witnessing a great turn out by Corporates, as now they are clearly seeing the value proposition in hiring trained tech talent. The whole idea behind Geekster is to bridge the skill gap for students and offer trained talent to employers, thus creating a win-win for all stakeholders. The aspirants trained through our platform are performing well for employers and thus due to word of mouth we are witnessing a highdemand from Corporates for our trained talent. Also, many of our existing partners have already shared hiring requirements in high numbers and thus we are looking to upskill over 1,000 students in next two quarters.” said Mr. Ankit Maggu- Founder, Geekster.
After getting trained with Geekster, most of the candidates have gottheir first job. However, manyexperienced professionals have also upskilled themselves and have bagged offers with an average raise of 175%from earlier drawn salary.Geeksterfollows cohort based learning in Live Classes format delivered by topindustry experts; plus the students also get personal mentorship from top professionals to help reach their true potential.
The platform had recently announced increasing manpower by a 50% to be able to cater to the increased demand. Additionally, the brand also announced an ambitious target to upskill over 1000 students in the next two quarters under Full Stack Web Development Programme.