Infosys to hire 20,000 freshers in FY21 as COVID-19 freeze lifts: COO Pravin Rao says
India’s second largest IT services firm Infosys hired more than 4,000 lateral hires in the quarter ended April 2020 and will hire more in the coming quarter as well, said UB Pravin Rao, COO.
This comes after a freeze in lateral hiring in April at the back of coronavirus pandemic.
Speaking to media persons after the June quarter results, Rao said, “In terms of lateral hiring, in April there was a general freeze. However we will continue to look for talent in niche areas.”
“In Q1, there was 4,000 plus lateral hiring. The trend will continue going forward and based on the needs we will look at it,” he added.
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