While TCS is the only IT major to have mandated returning to office so far, others have used words such as “encourage”, asking people to return to work a few times each week.
Chief Executive Officer Rajesh Gopinathan said that it is codified in the company’s employment contract that employees aren’t allowed to work for any other organisation
Wipro's offices in India will be open on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays.
Consulting and telecom companies have the highest rate of return to office; 80 percent of e-commerce companies have witnessed only up to 50 percent rate of return among employees
Tech occupiers continued to remain the key drivers of the leasing activity in June 2022 with a 35% share
Apart from engaging the local artist community to design tasteful murals and illustrations, the office will also host the company’s extensive global art collection of 5,000 works of art in India
With employers calling their workforce back to offices, there is a visible demand hike for co-working spaces. Corporate occupiers to independent tenants are taking up spaces and signing long leases; trend likely to continue for the rest of the year
Flex space accounts for 15 percent of the gross leasing in Q1 of 2022; technology sector continues to dominate
Employee attendance in these three cities is inching towards pre-pandemic levels, says a report by Colliers
Wipro had started getting senior executives back to the office in September. In October, the company said that it would accelerate the initiative from January 2022 but the spread of Omicron has forced a change of plan
This comes at a time when the Indian IT executives resumed their business travel and started getting employees back to office with vaccination gaining pace.
This sentiment reflects how the companies are looking at hybrid work. Large IT services companies such as TCS, Infosys, Wipro and HCL Tech have already started their senior management to return to offices, and are encouraging others to return to offices.
According to a report by management consultancy firm Gallup, while four-day workweek may be a good idea for some people or organisations, one size might not fit all.
The company has over 70 percent of employees fully vaccinated and 95 percent who have received at least one dose.
With attrition a key concern, the company is rolling out 100 percent variable pay and low double digit hikes for its workforce. It employs about 3500 people.
Top IT firms such as HCL Tech, Infosys, and TCS have launched solutions internally as well as for their customers to cater to changing safety protocols amid the Covid pandemic