Cognizant to upskill 5,000 staffers
The firm had planned to increase hiring in its sales vertical to build a 500-strong team that will target niche deals in digital services.
Mark Taylor to head Cognizant Interactive
Cognizant Digital Business President Malcolm Frank announced that Mark Tayylor who was earlier serving as Global Customer Engagement Lead at Capgemini, has joined Cognizant Interactive as the new Senior Vice President and Global Practice Leader. Taylor brings decades of industry expertise across a variety of sectors, particularly in consumer products.
The risk is real: Global energy consumption up by 2.3%, experts blame it on tech & population
The use of fossil fuels has boomed, with prices remaining largely stable.
Wells Fargo looks to double office space in India, may lease 8 lakh sq ft space in Bengaluru
This year has seen several large office deals, the latest being that of Capgemini taking up 445,000 sq ft space in DivyaSree Technopark while Cognizant signed a deal for 450,000 sq ft space earlier in Bagmane Solarium City. Bengaluru is expected to close the year at 12-13 million sq ft of office space being leased.
CITU condemns mass retrenchment of IT employees
"All these IT multinational companies have been earning huge profits and there is no reason to retrench employees. The firing operations are being taken up on the pretexts of ‘growth plans', ‘restructuring', ‘role rationalisation' etc, which are nothing but measures to maximise their profits at the cost of employees," CITU said in a statement.
A fourth of all new H-1B visa requests rejected
Cognizant saw over 60% of its initial applications rejected, followed by Capgemini, Accenture, Wipro and Infosys.
Capgemini says COO Aiman Ezzat will take over as CEO in May
Ezzat’s elevation is part of the internal managerial transition process started by Hermelin in 2017.
Capgemini India accelerates promotions, gives handsome increments
It has even conceptualised a new HR strategy, one that borrows from Albert Einstein's iconic equation, E=mc2.
CCI approves Capgemini’s acquisition of Altran
Capgemini had announced its plan to acquire engineering consulting firm Altran for 3.6 billion euro ($4.1 billion).
95 young managers enter the final lap
From mid-Oct, shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by jury who will choose the brightest leaders of 2019.
Instagram, Twitter are turning into new hiring destinations for Indian companies
Over 70% of global Instagram users are less than 35 years of age, and recruiters are keen to target this audience.
India Inc steps up anti-plastic drive
Several leading firms are trying to make their workplaces plastic free with sustainable alternatives without affecting convenience or comfort of employees.
More men too now working from home
At Novartis India, 44% of the employees who chose the flexible work policy in 2018 were men. While at Capgemini, 50% of those who took the option in the last six months were male employees.
Altran to boost Capgemini's ER&D outsourcing to India
Engineering and R&D services generated $36 billion in revenue last fiscal.
AI becoming critical to defend against cyberattacks: Capgemini
India implements AI highest in Endpoints security is the highest at 71% as compared to the other countries which is only 68%.
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