HCL Technologies announced their plans to create around 12,000 new jobs during the next five years. They are one of the leading technology company which is operating globally.
The company is also launching a US early career and training program named as Rise. They are planning to hire more than 2,000 graduates over the next three years as part of this program. This is also a part of their global New Vista program which is designed to establish innovation and delivery centers in emerging cities across the world.
The tech-giant has also recently launched their Apprentice Program at HCL. The program offers full time tech jobs and fully funded higher education for high school graduates in the US. The company will hire professionals in fields of IT consulting, cloud, data analytics and digital engineering. The recruitment efforts will focus on North Carolina, Texas, California, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and its recently launched global delivery center in Hartford, Conn.
“It’s essentially becoming a global delivery center network and in that scheme of things (being) in the local geography, customer proximity from the point of view of time zone becomes an important aspect of how we plan our delivery”. Ramachandran Sundararajan, Executive Vice President of Human Resources at HCL America Inc, told Reuters ahead of the announcement.
HCL’s Footprint In US
HCL Technologies is employing more than 187,000 employees globally. They have continued their expansion outside of India. HCL are in the United States market for more than 32 years and have a US workforce of 22,000. They have 15 offices in U.S. along with may delivery centers.
In recent times, Indian IT companies like Infosys, TCS, Wipro and HCL Technologies have increased their hiring and L&D initiatives in US. The idea is to offset concerns of outsourcing American jobs. Globally, tech companies are also facing a severe talent crunch. These companies are working with educational institutions and local governments to increase the talent pools through initiatives like Rise.
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