“I have to pay education loan” After Wipro, techies accuse Capgemini of delay in onboarding

Capgemini, the multinational information technology services company, has not onboarded IT professionals despite providing them with ‘Letter of Intent’ as early as December 2021. A job claimant told Business Today, “I was selected via campus placement back in August 2021 and Capgemini sent me LOI in December 2021.” “They put me in a pre boarding … Read more

Moonlighting debate: Rajeev Chandrasekhar backs trend, but cautions against contract violations

Joining the moonlight debate in the software industry, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, the minister of State for Electronics and Information Technology, said that the companies should understand the structural shift in the industry and that captive work models would fail if applied.   Chandrasekhar, addressing the annual forum of the Public Affairs Forum of India on Friday, … Read more

Wipro announces salary hike for employees from September 1; covers 96% staff

Bengaluru-based IT company Wipro will be awarding annual increments to eligible employees for the financial year ending 2022 in their September salary. The homegrown IT company is expected to cover 96 per cent of its employees. The internal mail, which was sent by Saurabh Govil, Chief Human Resource Officer of Wipro, reads: “Despite financial pressures … Read more

Wipro’s firing of employees over moonlighting opens up a debate on how they found out the act

In one of the first instances in the IT industry, Wipro, on Wednesday, fired 300 employees who were found moonlighting, which opened a pandora’s box on how the company found out this act, and a debate has begun on the issue. The HR experts say, under normal circumstances, it would be very difficult to track … Read more

Wipro fires 300 employees found moonlighting

Wipro’s executive chairman Rishad Premji said on Wednesday that the company has terminated the services of 300 employees who were found to be working for its competitors simultaneously. He was speaking at AIMA’s (All India Management Association) National Management Convention in Delhi. Premji said that he stands by his recent comments on moonlighting. He had … Read more

Wipro fires 300 employees accused of moonlighting for competitors

Rishad Premji, Chairman of IT firm, Wipro, on Wednesday said that the company has fired 300 employees who were found to be working for one of its competitors at the same time as working for Wipro. Premji, a vocal critic of moonlighting, believes that the practice is in “complete violation of integrity in its deepest … Read more