172@29@17@248!~!172@29@0@53!~!|news|tags|cognizant.html|page-4|!~!|controller|tag.php

Network18 Presents

partnered by

  • Galaxy Note20 | 20 Ultra

Network18 Presents

  • partnered by
  • Galaxy Note20 | 20 Ultra
you are here: HomeNewsCognizant
cognizant
Jump to
290 Results Found
  • Cognizant inks deal with Dexia; to take in 150 employees Oct 05, 2017 06:32 PM IST

    Cognizant inks deal with Dexia; to take in 150 employees

    The agreement will enable Cognizant to further expand its presence in Europe, including France, where it has delivery and operations centres in Paris, Lyon and Grenoble.

  • CY2017 to be better than CY16; best days lie ahead for company: Cognizant CEO Aug 31, 2017 02:29 PM IST

    CY2017 to be better than CY16; best days lie ahead for company: Cognizant CEO

  • India an attractive market, will continue to invest here: Cognizant Aug 29, 2017 06:05 PM IST

    India an attractive market, will continue to invest here: Cognizant

    Cognizant, which has about 75 per cent of its 2.56 lakh workforce in India, had recently said it is ramping up utilisation rates by slowing down pace of hiring and improving resource alignment.

  • 400 execs accept Cognizant's voluntary separation package Aug 06, 2017 12:35 PM IST

    400 execs accept Cognizant's voluntary separation package

    In May, the company had initiated a voluntary separation programme, offering up to nine months of salary as part of it to some of its top-level executives in the US and India

  • Cognizant June quarter net up 86%, revises annual revenue guidance Aug 04, 2017 07:51 AM IST

    Cognizant June quarter net up 86%, revises annual revenue guidance

    The IT firm's revenues also grew 8.9 per cent to USD 3.67 billion in the reported period, prompting it to raise the lower-end of its growth outlook to 9-10 per cent for the ongoing fiscal.

  • 4,400 people left Cognizant in June quarter Aug 04, 2017 07:50 AM IST

    4,400 people left Cognizant in June quarter

    Cognizant, which has a majority of its workforce in India, had a heacount of 2,56,800 people in the June quarter. This number stood at 2,61,200 employees at the end of March, 2017.

  • The bogey of exits haunts Infosys but has Sikka's currency devalued? Jun 19, 2017 09:57 AM IST

    The bogey of exits haunts Infosys but has Sikka's currency devalued?

    Old promoters of the company are at loggerheads with the management on the issue of compensation, among other things. Though the attrition in the lower and middle level software engineers has, to a large extent, been managed, senior management continues to leave the company.

  • IT sector layoffs: Ravi Shankar Prasad dismisses reports as 'motivated' Jun 16, 2017 10:05 PM IST

    IT sector layoffs: Ravi Shankar Prasad dismisses reports as 'motivated'

    There have been reports of layoffs across companies like Wipro, Infosys, Cognizant and Tech Mahindra that have initiated annual performance reviews, a process that weeds out bottom performers or non-performers.

  • IT cos look to allay fears as employees dread job loss Jun 13, 2017 10:35 AM IST

    IT cos look to allay fears as employees dread job loss

    Employees fear that release from ongoing projects to a bench awaiting deployment to a new client could mean a layoff.

  • Chennai labour chief advises aggrieved Cognizant employees on what to do next May 31, 2017 02:11 PM IST

    Chennai labour chief advises aggrieved Cognizant employees on what to do next

    The labour department also asked employees to raise concerns related to performance appraisal before appropriate forum through trade unions under Section 2(k) of the Industrial Disputes Act.

  • Cognizant defends 'employee separation programme', says it's voluntary May 25, 2017 10:10 PM IST

    Cognizant defends 'employee separation programme', says it's voluntary

    Under fire for its 'employee separation package', IT firm Cognizant has said the company has offered it in India and the US for the first time, unlike its peers who keep taking such steps regularly.

  • HCL Tech to buyback stock at 17% premium for Rs 3,500 cr May 24, 2017 03:37 PM IST

    HCL Tech to buyback stock at 17% premium for Rs 3,500 cr

    The company is proposing an offer for buyback of equity shares for cash at a price of Rs 1,000 per equity shares on a proportionate basis through tender offer process, HCL Technologies said in a regulatory filing.

  • Sacked IT employees planning to go to court, may start nationwide movement May 22, 2017 02:14 PM IST

    Sacked IT employees planning to go to court, may start nationwide movement

    The National Democratic Labour Front’s IT Employees wing is planning to approach the Madras High Court against what it calls the arbitrary downsizing of employees by Cognizant and Wipro. It says the two companies are planning to lay off as many as 30,000 employees between them.

  • Cognizant denies pink slip plans, will re-skill 100,000 employees in FY18 May 18, 2017 07:30 PM IST

    Cognizant denies pink slip plans, will re-skill 100,000 employees in FY18

    Ramkumar Ramamoorthy, Senior Vice-President of Corporate Marketing at Cognizant, said that IT is largely a people-driven industry even as automation gains prominence.

  • Even as IT layoff scare catches on, government & IT body shrug it off as normal May 17, 2017 12:07 PM IST

    Even as IT layoff scare catches on, government & IT body shrug it off as normal

    While there is panic over job losses in the industry, the government and IT governing body Nasscom say that the current year is no different than any other.

  • IT jobs crisis: Automation, skill standards, ageism all play a part May 15, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    IT jobs crisis: Automation, skill standards, ageism all play a part

    But employees and industry watchers believe nearly 1 lakh IT jobs will vanish by the end of this year, as revenues and profit margins are under severe pressure.

  • Why I have become pessimistic about Indian IT industry May 12, 2017 07:03 PM IST

    Why I have become pessimistic about Indian IT industry

    Indian outsourcers have a few more years before they suffer a significant decline. They certainly won’t see the growth and billion-dollar deals that have brought them this far, feels the author.

  • Bangalore techies in panic mode as IT companies shed workforce May 12, 2017 03:30 PM IST

    Bangalore techies in panic mode as IT companies shed workforce

    Some are also looking at changing the industry as the call to acquire new skill sets gets louder.

  • Telangana govt meets Cognizant on layoff concerns; seeks confirmation on Hyd plans May 11, 2017 03:55 PM IST

    Telangana govt meets Cognizant on layoff concerns; seeks confirmation on Hyd plans

  • Tech Mahindra to lay off 1500-2000 employees this quarter: Sources May 10, 2017 09:21 PM IST

    Tech Mahindra to lay off 1500-2000 employees this quarter: Sources

    Tech Mahindra will be conducting company-wide performance review and could remove large part portion of under-performing workforce.

  • Cognizant set to double headcount in the US in CY17: Sources May 10, 2017 12:13 PM IST

    Cognizant set to double headcount in the US in CY17: Sources

    Cognizant is set to double their headcount in the United States in CY17, reports CNBC-TV18’s Kritika Saxena quoting sources.

  • IT industry body turns to Tamil Nadu over 'layoffs' at Cognizant May 08, 2017 03:05 PM IST

    IT industry body turns to Tamil Nadu over 'layoffs' at Cognizant

    As the employees air their grievances against Cognizant, FITE is lending a helping hand and has urged the state government to immediately intervene in what it terms “illegal termination”.

  • Cognizant offers VRS to senior employees in a bid to speed up digital transformation May 04, 2017 06:57 PM IST

    Cognizant offers VRS to senior employees in a bid to speed up digital transformation

    The company has started informing management-level associates — from Director-level to Senior Vice President — about the voluntary separation package.

  • After IT, fear of layoffs hits telecom space; 10,000 jobs at risk Mar 23, 2017 12:52 PM IST

    After IT, fear of layoffs hits telecom space; 10,000 jobs at risk

    Dark clouds of job cuts loom over the telecom sector. The risk running with mergers is that as many as 10,000 employees may lose their jobs over the next year.

  • Less hiring, more firing: Automation poses big threat in IT Mar 21, 2017 09:00 AM IST

    Less hiring, more firing: Automation poses big threat in IT

    Cognizant looking at sacking more than 6,000 employees this year. Company says standard practice but is this is an impact of automation?

Sections