Cognizant's aggressive hunt for sales executives may set off a talent war
Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 8:44 AM
The IT services industry may see a battle for talent on Cognizant Technology Services' plan to hire 500 sales-executives to ramp-up digital-technology-based services. The Teaneck, New-Jersey-based tech services company could eye employees of rival software services providers such as TCS, Infosys, IBM, Wipro, Tech Mahindra and also Mindtree/Larsen & Toubro Infotech, as it aims to ramp up talent skilled in digital technologies, analysts said.
US court rules out fresh trial in TCS discrimination case
Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 10:36 AM
A US district court has refused to hold a fresh trial in a case where it had cleared India's largest IT outsourcer Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) of discrimination against local employees. The court last week denied the motion by three former TCS workers, who had questioned the verdict of a California jury in November.
Hinduja Global Solutions looks to capture rising opportunities in social media care
Wednesday, August 7, 2019, 7:56 AM
As more customers use social-media platforms to flag issues, social-media-care is emerging as one of the fastest growing businesses for the IT-business process management firm HGS. Speaking to Moneycontrol, Srinivas Palakodeti, CFO, Hinduja Global Solutions, said "We are doing a lot of work on the social-media-care, where people, instead of calling, are putting it out on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram causing damage to brands."