(News) Infosys to hire 45,000 people in Financial Year 2011-12

Keeping up the hiring momentum, the country's second largest software exporter Infosys on Tuesday said it will hire about 12,000 people this quarter.

The company currently has over 1.33 lakh employees. "We are looking at a gross addition of about 12,000 in our workforce and we are continuing with yearly target at 45,000 people," Infosys CEO and Managing Director S Gopalakrishnan said on Tuesday.

With the improving business sentiment and revival in IT spends, IT firms are stepping up hiring to meet demand for their services.

At the beginning of the current financial year, Infosys had announced plans to hire about 45,000 people. Of this, about 26,000 offers have already been made in college campuses.

The company on Tuesday posted a 15.72% jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 1,722 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2011.

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Courtesy: indiatimes.com