Infosys braces for bigger cost blow as Vishal Sikka bulks up on highly­paid talent

BENGALURU: Infosys is paying over Rs 1 crore to more than 1,800 employees in its overseas locations, 150 of whom were hired in the previous fiscal year, data accessed by ET shows, highlighting the cost challenge India’s second largest IT services company will face as it seeks to expand its workforce in developed markets. These salary numbers assume significance because last month Infosys announced it would hire 10,000 people in the US — a mix of freshers and experienced people — as the outsourcing industry seeks to combat the threat…

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After Sikka, Infosys’ Senior VP Sanjay Rajagopalan quits , says he is a ‘free man’

Infosys Senior Vice President Sanjay Rajagopalan

Infosys Senior Vice President Sanjay Rajagopalan has resigned from his post, a month after Vishal Sikka stepped down as the company’s MD and CEO. In his Linked In profile, Rajagopalan described himself as a “free man.” He also mentioned that he was employed with Infosys from August 2014 to September 2017, a duration of three years and two months. It was widely anticipated that Rajagopalan would quit after Sikka put down his papers. Sikka had brought some of his former SAP colleagues to Infosys to help him implement his new initiatives.…

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Infosys to hire 6,000 engineers annually over next 2 years

Non Executive Chairman of Infosys

Unfazed by the recent upheavals at the board, Infosys BSE -1.25 % will continue to hire about 6,000 engineers annually over next 1-2 years, same as last fiscal, according to a top company official. The country’s second largest software services firm has also ramped up its hiring process in the US and European markets as it looks to tap opportunities and tide over visa- related issues. “…we continue to recruit. This year that just concluded we had a net addition of 6,000 and we expect similar kind of additions over…

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Infosys ‘releases’ 9,000 employees due to automation

Infosys `releases’ 9,000 employees with automation in 2016

Infosys has “releases” around 8,000-9,000 workers in the previous one year in light of computerization of lower-end employments, the organization’s HR head Krishnamurthy Shankar said. He said these representatives are currently chipping away at more propelled undertakings. “We have been discharging around 2,000 individuals each quarter and furthermore preparing them in extraordinary courses that will help them in their new assignments,” Shankar said on the sidelines of an occasion sorted out by the Bengaluru part of Global Shapers, a body upheld by the World Economic Forum. Shankar, who joined from…

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