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