Biznextindia : Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), India’s largest IT firm, has announced plans to continue growing its footprint in Minnesota by expanding its hiring program in the coming year and accelerating its STEM outreach efforts in local schools to cover 50% more students and teachers.
“We’re incredibly excited that a global leader in STEM jobs and education programs is expanding here in Minnesota, adding over 100 new jobs to our economy,” said Governor Tim Walz. “Minnesota knows that when our people thrive, our businesses thrive. Our strong tradition of innovation and investing in skills and job training make Minnesota an ideal destination for partnerships with high-tech businesses like TCS. We look forward to continuing this partnership and working together to help prepare Minnesotans for successful careers in STEM.”
Bloomington, Minnesota is home to one of the 30 TCS facilities in the U.S. and supports leading enterprises in Minnesota, including Ameriprise Financial and Best Buy. TCS currently has more than 1,000 employees in the state – including 400 who were hired within the last five years – helping companies along their growth and transformation journeys through consulting services, industry experience, advanced technology, and intellectual property.
“TCS is committed to expanding our presence in Minnesota and finding talent in the North Star State to provide local businesses with innovative solutions to their biggest challenges,” said Suresh Muthuswami, Chairman of North America, TCS. “We also look forward to fostering the next generation of tech talent in Minnesota schools. That goal is driving our commitment to growing our STEM education initiatives by 50% in the coming years.”
Present in the U.S. for over 40 years TCS is among the top two U.S. recruiters of IT services talent, having hired 32,000 employees over the last five years.