20 Employees From Cognizant Resigned Daily In Last 12 Months, 7600 Yearly Workforce Decline

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Cognizant, based in Teaneck, New Jersey, stands as a highly distinguished player in the dynamic IT services industry. Recently, a significant shift unfolded within its Indian unit, marked by a substantial reduction of 4,500 employees by the end of 2023. This momentous change has reshaped the company’s operational landscape. As of the same year’s end, Cognizant’s overall headcount in India stood at 254,000, adding complexity to the broader narrative of global workforce dynamics.


Cognizant Global Headcount Fluctuations


Q3 To Q4 2023 Shifts:

Despite a 1,100 increase in total headcount from Q3 to Q4 2023, the numbers remain 7,600 less. This is compared to those recorded in the corresponding quarter of 2022.

Voluntary Attrition Plunge:

Q4FY23 witnesses a remarkable drop in voluntary attrition. It stands at 13.8%, a significant decrease from the 25.6% reported for the entire FY2022.


CEO Insights And Technological Investments

Ravi Kumar S’s Perspective:

CEO Ravi Kumar S expresses gratitude to the 350,000 employees. He emphasizes ongoing investments in generative AI, cloud, data modernization, digital engineering, and IoT.

Technological Focus:

Cognizant’s commitment to technological advancement is underscored by CEO Ravi Kumar S. He highlights continued investments in cutting-edge solutions to enhance the company’s capabilities.


Regional Headcount Dynamics

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North America, Europe, And The UK:

Mirroring the global trend, North American headcount slightly dips. It reaches 40,500 from 2022’s 41,100. Continental Europe (16,300) and the United Kingdom (8,500) also witness declines.

Industry Landscape – IT Giants’ Headcount In Q3FY24:

Industry peers reveal a reduction of 4,354 employees in Tech Mahindra for Q3FY24. Key players like TCS, Infosys, Wipro, and HCL Tech showcase varying headcount fluctuations. This highlights the dynamic nature of the IT services sector.

Cognizant’s workforce evolution signifies its strategic response to global trends. The decline in voluntary attrition and the CEO’s emphasis on technological investments exemplify the company’s commitment to resilience and innovation in the competitive IT services landscape.

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