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Top IT firms maintain fresher hiring goal even as attrition hits decade low

Hopes of better growth, rising demand for skills in emerging areas such as cloud, digital and data analytics are said to be the reason behind this

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Infosys witnessed a sharp decline in attrition rate from 11.8 per cent to 7.8 per cent

Sai Ishwar Mumbai
Top Indian IT services firms Tata Consultancy Services, Infosys, and HCL Technologies have kept the fresher hiring targets intact for fiscal 2021 and FY22 despite their employee attrition level hitting the lowest levels since the global financial crisis.
 
This is mainly because of anticipation of better growth and rising demand for skills in emerging areas such as Cloud, digital, and data analytics.
 
India’s third-largest IT services company HCL Tech has said it will onboard 9,000 campus hires in the second half of FY21 to get close to its target of around 10,000-12,000 freshers. The company expects this figure to be

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First Published: Oct 22 2020 | 6:48 PM IST

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