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Cognizant was accused by shareholders of failing to disclose payments made to obtain permits for facilities in "special economic zones," including in Chennai

Cognizant settles Rs 700 cr suit with US shareholders to resolve bribery case

Sep 09, 2021

The lawsuit, filed by investors in the United States, accused Cognizant of defrauding shareholders by hiding bribes to its officials in India

 Cognizant said it expects to recruit around 30,000 fresh graduates this year and is also looking to make 45,000 offers to freshers in India by 2022

Cognizant on hiring spree! To employ 1 lakh new staff, 30,000 graduates this year

Jul 29, 2021

Cognizant CEO Brian Humphries said the attrition is primarily in the more junior levels of the organisation or mid-levels in India, but it's also a global phenomenon

Domestic IT sector employs around 16 million, of them around 9 million are employed in low-skilled services and BPO roles, according to Nasscom.

IT cos to slash 3 million jobs; 30% of low-skill force by 2022: BoA

Jun 16, 2021

Perhaps the most worrying trend is that emerging market jobs are most at risk of automation because of the low-/mid-skilled nature of sectors like manufacturing, highlighting the risk of premature de-industrialisation

Cognizant said vaccination drive for associates and families has been expanded to 100 vaccination centers across 40 cities.

Cognizant starts COVID-19 vaccination drive for 6.5 lakh associates, families

May 31, 2021

Cognizant is also delivering life-saving supplies, including 1,000 oxygenated beds, ventilators, and vaccinations, to worst hit communities through $8.5 million in COVID relief funding.

Cognizant has also introduced policies that allow its employees to avail involuntary absence

Cognizant to cover COVID-19 vaccine cost of over 6 lakh employees, dependents, other workers

Mar 11, 2021

Over 6 lakh people in the country would be covered by Cognizant, including its 2 lakh full-time employees as well as their dependents. About 50,000 support staff and their families would also be covered

The US-headquartered multinational company employs over 2.9 lakh people in India. At the end of Q3 of 2020, the company had a total headcount of 2,89,500

Cognizant offers bonuses to 1.6 lakh employees, promotions to over 24,000

Mar 05, 2021

The IT services major also aims to move towards a quarterly promotion cycle for billable employees working at the senior associate level and below from June quarter of 2021 to reward them for "their hard work and high performance"

Cognizant's predicts subdued growth in 2021

Cognizant revenues fall into negative; subdued guidance for 2021

Feb 04, 2021

While Indian IT services companies have made a strong comeback in Q3, Cognizant's full year  revenues for the first time has slipped into the negative territory, with guidance for 2021 also in low single digit range

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Infosys Q3FY21: Will IT major raise FY21 guidance?

Jan 12, 2021

Coming on the back of a quarter that saw strong deal closures, analysts expect Infosys to revise upwards its constant currency revenue guidance for FY21

Rajesh Nambiar will take charge of his new role on 9 November

Cognizant appoints Rajesh Nambiar as India head

Oct 28, 2020

Rajesh Nambiar has also worked for over a decade with IBM and about 18 years with Tata Consultancy Services

Over 93,500 data science jobs vacant in India; Accenture, Mphasis, Cognizant top recruiters

Oct 08, 2020

Accenture, Mphasis, Cognizant Technology Solutions, Capgemini, Infosys are the top five companies with the most number of openings

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Business in the Cloud

Sep 30, 2020

Why traditional companies are adopting cloud applications in a big way