After the second wave of the Covid pandemic, top Information Technology (IT) companies in India such as TCS, Infosys, Wipro are planning to hire more than 1 lakh freshers from various Indian campus. These claims were made by the IT firms following their respective quarterly updates.
TCS Hiring Process
Tata Consultancy Services is eyeing a hiring number of 40,000 freshers via campus placements in India within the fiscal year 2021-2022. The titan of a firm has stayed consistent over the past two years with its hiring rates. In 2020 TCS hired 40,000 employees, adding to its base of already 5 lakh employees. The Chief of Global Human Resources for TCS said, “From the campus in India, we hired 40,000 last year. We will continue to hire and hire 40,000 or more this year in India.” He had also hinted at lateral hiring is another target of the company this hiring season.
INFOSYS Hiring Process
Infosys is planning on hiring around 35,000 college pass-outs globally, for FY22, as per a statement by Chief Operating Officer, Pravin Rao. The company had an employee strength of The March quarter had 2.59 lakh employees but brought its numbers up by 2.67 lakh individuals by the end of the June quarter.
“As the demand for digital talent explodes, rising attrition in the industry poses a near-term challenge. We plan to meet this demand by expanding our hiring program of college graduates for FY 22 to 35,000 globally. Employee wellbeing is of paramount importance to us and we have had multiple interventions in this regard including facilitating vaccination for them and their dependents,” said Rao.
Wipro added more than 12,000 employees in the April-June quarter as it expected attrition rates to spike given the current situation. With attrition rates expected by the company, the IT giant is planning on expediting its hiring process by putting out 30,000 job offers into the domain for freshers to join in FY22.