Eaton, a power management firm, has increased its recruiting of female engineers in various fields. More than 54% of the total campus recruits hired by the organization in 2021 were female engineers. According to a statement, this is a 19% year-over-year increase over 2020.
Data analytics, computer science, information technology, mechanical, electrical, electrical and communications, automation, power electronics, and aerospace engineering were all employed by women engineers.
During university recruitment, Eaton has experienced a diverse pool of candidates. According to the statement, the company wants to continue increasing its footprint across campuses and incorporating new universities in niche skills recruiting.
Ashish Kapoor, Director – Human Resources, Eaton India, said, “We aim to make Eaton a great place to work where the uniqueness of each individual is valued. In lines with our goal to become a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we remain committed to ensuring that Eaton continues to be an equal opportunity employer. Eaton’s success is dependent on our ability to identify, attract and groom diverse people with the brightest minds.”
Eaton, founded in 1911 and listed on the New York Stock Exchange for nearly a century, serves customers in over 170 countries. In 2021, the company recorded $19.6 billion in revenue.