The firm had employed round 21,000 freshers from campuses in India and overseas through the earlier monetary 12 months, Infosys stated in a digital press meet right now.
The firm reported an attrition charge of 15.2 per cent on the finish of the March quarter, a pointy spike from 10 per cent in the earlier quarter. This regardless of the corporate enterprise a pay hike in January.
The firm internet employed 10,309 people in the March quarter and 17,248 in the earlier monetary 12 months.
“Attrition has picked up, largely reflecting a strong demand environment, but we remain confident of our employee engagement initiatives, vast talent pool and training capabilities to ensure seamless execution,” stated Chief Operating Officer Pravin Rao.
The firm’s Chief Executive Officer Salil Parekh in a current analysts convention had alluded to a brewing expertise conflict in the sector due to excessive demand for work and constrained provide for expert employees.
Infosys guided for a consolidated working margin of 22-24 per cent indicating that it expects some stress on profitability due to larger spend on expertise retention and pay hikes. In 2020-21, the corporate reported consolidated working margin of 24.5 per cent.