Wednesday, 18 December 2013

Infosys to recruit up to 16,000 college graduates next year

MUMBAI: Infosys, India's second-largest information technology services provider that is attempting to return to stronger growth by winning large outsourcing contracts, expects to hire as many as 16,000 college graduates next fiscal year. 

InfosysBSE 1.94 % is in the process of making these offers, executive chairman Narayana Murthy told students at the Vivekanand Education Society in Mumbai, where he was delivering a lecture on Wednesday.  .. 

Murthy did not give details about the company's overall recruitment target for the next fiscal, which would include experienced hires and staff for the company's back-office unit. 

In October, Infosys tightened its guidance for the year ending March 2014 raising hopes that the company is on the mend. Founder Murthy returned in June after Infosys, once the sector bellwether, lost ground to competitors over some two years marked by a series of disappointing results and a deferment of hirin ..