German carmaker BMW is looking to hire 8,000 employees globally this year. The carmaker will hire 5,000 employees in Germany itself.
BMW is expanding its workforce to keep up with global demand, hence is looking to hire more skilled personnel, according to Milagros Caiña-Andree, the BMW Board Member responsible for personnel.
The company is looking forward to hire people who are skilled with lightweight material and specialists in fuel-efficient or alternative propulsion technologies.
BMW is looking to hire software developers as well since software has become a very important part of building as well as running a car.
The German carmaker is looking to hire more female employees since gender equality plays an important role at BMW.
BMW has also recorded good retention levels since there are more people who are joining the company than leaving.
The German car manufacturer currently employs more than 110,000 employees globally.