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Firms should not pin down staff: MoS IT Chandrasekhar on moonlighting

He added the days when employees signed up with big tech majors and spent their lives on the job were long gone

Rajeev Chandrasekhar
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Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Sourabh Lele New Delhi
Minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Friday joined the debate on moonlighting in the software industry, saying that captive work models would fail and companies should not tether their employees to their jobs.

Chandrasekhar, addressing the annual forum of the Public Affairs Forum of India, said: “This is the age of employee-entrepreneurs and companies must now understand there has been a structural shift in the minds and attitudes of the young Indian tech workforce.”

He added the days when employees signed up with big tech majors and spent their lives on the job were long gone.

“Today’s youngsters

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First Published: Sep 23 2022 | 9:00 PM IST

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