Biznextindia : Indian IT services major Infosys (NYSE: INFY) on Thursday announced that it is planning to hire 500 additional tech workers by 2023 in Rhode Island, USA. These new employees are part of Infosys’ broader workforce commitment and its recent announcement to hire 12,000 additional workers in the country, bringing the total national commitment to 25,000. In 2019, Infosys opened its Digital Innovation and Design Center in Providence, Rhode Island.
“The new employees will work on a variety of tech-focused roles, and Infosys’ recently launched Reskill & Restart program will be among the channels used to recruit and train employees. This new initiative, explicitly aimed at reskilling workers who have been economically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, begins with an aptitude and skills assessment, followed by curated job-specific skills training, and culminates in matching them with available positions” said Infosys.
“Rhode Island’s strong leadership, positive business climate, and innovative spirit are exactly what Infosys looks for in a host community. We are excited to increase our commitment to the State and continue nurturing design-focused specialists, as well as tech talent to serve the needs of our clients in the U.S.” said Ravi Kumar, President, Infosys.