Company to hire more than 2,000 college graduates as part of its Early Career Program
NEW YORK and NOIDA, INDIA, Dec. 6, 2021 – HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, today announced plans to create 12,000 new jobs in the United States in the next five years.
The company expects to recruit more than 2,000 graduates over the next 36 months as part of its U.S. early career and training program, Rise at HCL. This is part of the organization’s global New Vistas program, which is designed to establish innovation and delivery centers in emerging cities around the world. The company also recently launched its HCL Apprenticeship Program, which offers full-time tech jobs and fully-funded higher education for high school graduates in the U.S.
HCL’s U.S. recruitment efforts will focus on North Carolina, Texas, California, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Minnesota and its recently launched global delivery center in Hartford, Conn. Qualified candidates will work across roles in IT consulting and technology, including agile application development, cloud, IT infrastructure services, IoT, data analytics and digital engineering.
“HCL Technologies has been a true partner for economic growth and job prosperity in Connecticut and across the United States,” said Ned Lamont, governor of Connecticut. “I congratulate HCL on their vision for tech job creation and plans for continued growth across the nation, and I look forward to their continued success.”
“At HCL Technologies we’re committed to finding and nurturing the next generation of technology leadership,” said C Vijayakumar, CEO and Managing Director of HCL Technologies. “With ‘Rise at HCL,’ we offer a program that is focused on intensive training, from on-the-job learning to soft skills development. We are excited to work with recent and soon-to-be graduates to drive their advancement in the exciting tech space.”
HCL Technologies, which employs more than 187,000 people globally, has continued to expand its footprint outside of India to bolster its now 32-year 22,000-person strong U.S. presence across 15 offices and multiple global delivery centers. HCL’s employees are active collaborators in the growth and technological excellence of hundreds of blue-chip American companies, working to bring growth and impact to the IP portfolios, R&D legacies and IT landscapes of HCL’s customers and partners.
For more information, please visit the HCL Careers page.
About HCL Technologies
HCL Technologies (HCL) empowers global enterprises with technology for the next decade, today. HCL’s Mode 1-2-3 strategy, based on its deep-domain industry expertise, client-centricity and entrepreneurial culture of Ideapreneurship™, enables businesses to transform into next-gen enterprises.
HCL offers its services and products through three business units: IT and Business Services (ITBS), Engineering and R&D Services (ERS) and Products & Platforms (P&P). ITBS enables global enterprises to transform their businesses through offerings in the areas of applications, infrastructure, digital process operations and next-generation digital transformation solutions. ERS offers engineering services and solutions in all aspects of product development and platform engineering. P&P provides modernized software products to global clients for their technology and industry-specific requirements. Through its cutting-edge co-innovation labs, global delivery capabilities and broad global network, HCL delivers holistic services in various industry verticals, including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Technology and Services, Telecom and Media, Retail and CPG, Life Sciences and Healthcare, and Public Services.
As a leading global technology company, HCL takes pride in its diversity, social responsibility, sustainability, and education initiatives. For the 12 months ended September 30, 2021, HCL had consolidated revenue of $10.82 billion. Its more than 187,000 Ideapreneurs operate out of 50 countries.
For more information, visit www.hcltech.com.
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Meenakshi Benjwal, Americas