Infosys on Tuesday announced plans to hire 1,000 workers in the UK over the next three years, further strengthening its commitment to supporting the UK’s economic recovery and growth.
New hires will be made in the digital space, including cloud computing, data and analytics, artificial intelligence, open source technologies, and enterprise services.
The company will provide essential training and mentoring opportunities for new hires, he said.
Infosys to focus more on talent and skills development
The new team members will join Infosys’ design studio in Shoreditch, its innovation center in Canary Wharf and the outreach centers in Nottingham and other customer locations across the UK.
“To ensure a diverse talent pool and support the skills development of future industry leaders, a large portion of the workforce will be hired from recent graduate students from major UK colleges and universities,” did he declare.
The company will also hire experienced technology and consulting professionals with in-depth industry expertise.
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Salil Parekh, CEO of Infosys, said: “As the talent shortage looms, the events of the past year have exacerbated the need for vital digital skills as companies rapidly accelerated their digital transformation. Bridging the digital divide and making quality digital education accessible to all citizens is key to building a strong future workforce and the UK’s economic recovery. Our commitment to the UK is to support both recovery and growth through digital acceleration, hiring new talent and supporting the development and re-qualification of existing talent to meet the changing needs of economic demand. ”
Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister, said: “This investment from Infosys is a vote of confidence in the UK and its tech sector and will help this sector reach new heights by creating the jobs of the future.”