Cognizant Named a Top Employer in India by LinkedIn for the Second Consecutive Year
NEW DELHI – Cognizant (Nasdaq: CTSH), a leading provider of information technology, consulting, and business process services has been recognized by LinkedIn as one of the best workplaces in India for the second year in a row. Cognizant ranked #3 on the LinkedIn Top Companies 2022 list for India.
LinkedIn Top Companies is an annual ranking of the 25 best workplaces in the country to grow a career and spotlights companies that are investing in talent and helping build careers that lead to long-term success.
“At Cognizant, our people are at the heart of everything we do,” said Rajesh Nambiar, Chairman, Cognizant India. “Being named a top employer in India inspires us to continue investing in our talent’s growth and development, keep improving our employee experience, actively support diversity and inclusion, and help ensure our associates reach their full potential.”
To further enhance employee experience, Cognizant has invested an additional $1B to improve career pathing, learning development, enhance upward mobility of its people within the company, and shift to a hybrid work model. The company has globally invested over 23 million hours in learning and development, and over 130 thousand digital courses were taken by the associates in 2021 alone.
At Cognizant, associates are at the core of everything the company is focused on, which includes expanding capabilities in artificial intelligence, cloud, Internet of Things, and software engineering. By leveraging its strong digital competencies the company is helping clients around the globe to harness the power of intuition to anticipate and drive change. As Cognizant continues to scale its digital business, it is providing associates opportunities to work on cutting-edge technologies.
Cognizant has also intensified efforts to drive diversity and inclusion (D&I) and a culture of belonging throughout the company. Through initiatives such as facilitating return to work after a career break, skilling for new campus hires, leadership development, maternity leave support, and encouraging male allyship, Cognizant is helping women associates progress in their careers – every step of the way. Cognizant has been named to Forbes’ list of ‘World’s Best Employers’ and ‘Best Employers for Diversity’ in 2021.
In India, Cognizant has over 240,000 associates which account for about three-fourths of the company’s global headcount. This year the company plans to hire 50,000 freshers, up from 33,000 in 2021.