The Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns and shutdowns had an adverse impact on employment sector. The pandemic situation resulted in job freeze, layoffs at many companies across the globe as well as in India.
Even as a possible third wave of pandemic scares the economy, experts believe that experts suggest that India Inc is slowly shedding off its wait and watch mode.
Amid record-breaking vaccination easing the pandemic scare to some extent and economic situation improving after one and half year after the onset of the pandemic, major IT giants like Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Infosys, Wipro and others have launched massive hiring drive, a survey report said.
According to analysis conducted by The Indeep Report, the demand for IT professional has increased by 400 per cent.
Moreover, the IT companies are offering 70 to 120 per cent hikes to the full-time engineers, the report said.
Recently, TCS has announced about its biggest recruitment drive for women professionals who are looking for job opportunities after a career gap.
Similarly, Infosys, Wipro and other big IT giants are entering aggressive hiring spree across India.
As per the study quoted by News18, the demand for IT jobs has risen as much as 400 per cent with requirements for niche skills centric and technical jobs like Application Developer, Lead Consultant the most sought after.