2 May 2017
Infosys said today it seeks to hire about 10,000 American workers over the next two years. The company will open four new tech and innovation hubs across the US. These hubs will predominantly focus on artificial intelligence, machine learning, user experience, emerging digital technologies, cloud and big data. The first centre is to come up in Indiana n four months and will create 2,000 jobs by 2021. Recently, Tata Consultancy Services said it recruited over 11,500 people outside India during 2016-17, including engineering and B-school graduates in the US. Remember, both TCS and Infosys have been accused of cornering the lion’s share of H1B work visas by gaming the lottery system. The rising adoption of automation and machine learning along with the proposed overhaul in the current system of issuing H1B visas is compelling software services firm to take a hard look at their current business models.