Cognizant India will hire 23,000 freshers in 2021

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Cognizant will hire 23,000 freshers in 2021, says Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman, and Managing Director, Cognizant India

According to a Mint report, Cognizant India Chairman and Managing Director Rajesh Nambiar said that the company will hire 23,000 freshers in 2021.

Rajesh Nambiar said, “We are proud of the great work being done by our employees in India and will continue to grow in the country. India is home to nearly 70% of our global workforce. India has been and will continue to be a prized asset and a critical hub of our leading-edge global delivery, solutions, and innovation capabilities. That’s why we continue to build our operations in India.”

“Cognizant has been and continues to be one of the top recruiters of high-quality engineering, science, management, and other talents from premier campuses across India. We have hired approximately 17,000 freshers from campuses this year, which is one of the highest percentages of campus hires-to-total hires since 2016. We expect to hire around 23,000 from campuses in 2021.” He said.

Rajesh further said, “the emphasis will be on hiring new talent in our digital battlegrounds—cloud, data, digital engineering, and internet of things (IoT) and other strategic areas such as cybersecurity, Salesforce, and business modernization technologies.”

Recently, Rajesh Nambiar joined the company as Chairman and Managing Director of India and a member of Cognizant’s Executive Committee. He has taken charge of his new role on 9 November 2020. He is an IT industry veteran who joins Cognizant from Ciena India, where he was the Chairman and President.

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