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Rise in onshore hiring, Covid-19 may reduce visa demand in tier-I IT firms

Last year, Infosys revealed plans to hire 12,000 American workers over the next two years, bringing its hiring commitment in the US to 25,000 over five years

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IT firms | Coronavirus | Tata Consultancy Services

Shivani Shinde  |  Mumbai 



visa, passport, approval, immigration
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the largest IT services firm, has been working on hiring more locals for more than 6 to 7 years

With localised hiring strategy gaining ground and the Covid-19 pandemic restricting travel, the overall dependence on visas among the top tier-1 IT services firm will come down further in the next two to three years, opine industry experts.

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First Published: Fri, February 05 2021. 12:44 IST

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