Cognizant Technology Solutions will eliminate as many as 7,000 mid-senior level jobs globally and reskill about 5,000 employees as part of a plan to save costs and simplify the company’s organizational structure.
“Such layoffs are already happening quietly in the industry so this is not something unexpected. A lot of the IT services companies are pruning to grow in areas that are strategic to them. From the company’s perspective, it’s like a necessary evil where they have to take tough decisions as per their growth strategy,” said Sanchit Vir Gogia, chief analyst at Greyhound Research.
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