Tag: Cognizant

Cognizant will hike remuneration of entry-level engineers in India

American multinational IT services provider, Cognizant, is expected to hike the pay packages of its entry-level engineers in India by about 18 per cent....

Cognizant to lay off employees in India

Cognizant, the US-based IT services company, is expected to lay off a significant number of its employees, most of them in India. It is...

Cognizant’s CFO earned $5.5 million last year, amidst cost cutting

A cost-cutting drive at US-based IT company, Cognizant, did not stop its senior executives from getting double-digit hikes in salary last year. Former CEO of...

Facebook’s content moderators are highly stressed

Facebook, the social-media platform has always been counted amongst the hip places to work in. However, a recent report in The Verge suggests that...

FITE forms state-level tri-partite committee to address IT employees’ issues

The Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE), Maharashtra recently met with Maharashtra Labour Minister Sambhaji Patil Nilangikar and other senior officials to discuss various...

Cognizant is Top Employer 2019 in Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America

American multinational IT services provider, Cognizant, has been certified as a Top Employer for 2019, not only across 10 countries of Europe, but also...

Highest recruitment by top five IT companies since 2015

India’s top five IT companies witnessed the most extraordinary hiring figures ever in the quarter ending September. In fact, the hiring figures were the...

Cognizant to prune at top

The multinational will downsize at the top level, to make way for the juniors.

Dayanand Allapur to join Cognizant as global head-HR, digital operations

Allapur will move from Capgemini, where he was CHRO, global head-HR, business services

Cognizant Outreach Programme impacts 4,50,000 lives across the globe

Over a lakh employees volunteered to reach out to students, even in remote areas, to teach and guide them.

What’s the VoI in Cognizant’s wellness plan?

Value of investment (VoI) includes increased awareness about health and health programmes, improved employee engagement and better brand recall for the organisation

Top Cognizant executives accept VRS

The Company is attempting to increase its cost margins and revenue growth.

Tech Mahindra’s top executives take salary cut due to company’s underperformance

Around 20 executives have written a letter to the CEO and chief people officer of the company, intimating their decision to take a pay cut ranging from 10 per cent to 20 per cent.

Salary hikes and promotions deferred at Cognizant

The scenario is another indicator that the IT industry going through a tough phase.

TCS reduces H-1B visa application to a third of 2015

The IT giant has increased local hiring in the past two years.

Rising voices of techie-unions now seem inevitable

Large-scale white-collar displacement at middle and senior levels is a relatively new phenomenon in the Indian business environment, which both employees and employers are ill equipped to handle. This will certainly increase the chances of unions playing a more dominant role.

Is IT losing its sheen as favourite employer?

With dipping revenues, falling hiring numbers and the kind of talent sought by IT industry undergoing a massive change, what will keep the charm intact? 

Cognizant offers VRS to senior staff: Will cut costs and digitise...

Employees with over Rs 40 lakh in annual salaries or those at the director and senior VP level are being considered. 

Cognizant to trim workforce by five per cent

In an endeavour to shift its focus from traditional IT services to digital, the company plans to trim its workforce

Now, work from home & get paid extra

Cognizant recently allowed its employees in India — in support functions — to work from home as part of a space-management strategy.

Cognizant’s Bhaskar Das joins Think Talent Services

In his new role, Das will focus on strengthening leadership practice.

How intelligent automation is reinventing the workplace

Organisations are ready to hire new set of recruits – not the millennials or Gen Z – it’s the smart machines and artificial intelligence. The new workplace will see humans and intelligent machines working in tandem.



Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...



Bosch India – Celebrating diversity in various forms

Diversity is more than just reaching a target or a milestone in the male–female ratio at the workplace. It is more about giving equal...

Water crisis forces Chennai IT employees to work from home

Chennai IT companies situated on Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR) have asked their staff to work from home due to scarcity of water. It is reported...

BPCL hires 11 women engineers for night shift

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has taken a huge step towards gender equality at the workplace by hiring 11 women chemical engineers to work...

Industrial workers to take home higher salaries, ESIC contribution lowered

With effect from 1 July, approx. four crore industrial and other workers earning up to Rs 21,000 every month, will enjoy raised take-home salaries....



“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...