Au­to­ma­tion con­sumes the job of 9000 In­fosys em­ploy­ees

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A10 utoma­tion has be­come a threat for job seek­ers. Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, In­fosys re­leased 8,0009,000 em­ploy­ees in the past one year due to au­to­ma­tion of lower-end jobs. It has be­come a www.dqin­ great con­cern for peo­ple work­ing in the in­dus­try. The to­tal em­ployee strength of the com­pany has come down dras­ti­cally which is a rare oc­cur­rence for one of the big­gest IT ser­vices in the coun­try.

Ac­cord­ing to the com­pany’s hu­man re­sources head Kr­ish­na­murthy Shankar, 2000 peo­ple are be­ing re­leased ev­ery quar­ter. The com­pany is train­ing peo­ple in spe­cial cour­ses so that they can use th­ese new skills in their new as­sign­ment. How­ever, au­to­ma­tion is one of the key fac­tors for the re­duc­tion of em­ploy­ees in the com­pany but it is not the only rea­son for the re­lease of em­ploy­ees. The other rea­son could be the com­pany’s fi­nan­cial sta­tus.

Many big IT ser­vices com­pa­nies have started in­vest­ing in au­to­ma­tion of pro­cesses in their tra­di­tional busi­nesses like in­fra­struc­ture man­age­ment, ap­pli­ca­tion man­age­ment, etc to cut down the cost.

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