Infosys Will Give Free Training, Job To 500 Americans For This In-Demand Technology
Infosys has now announced that 500 job seekers will be given the opportunity to complete a fully digital, online diploma course certified by Salesforce.
For this, the company plans to leverage Trailhead, which is Salesforce’s free online learning platform.
Infosys To Train 500 American Workers in Salesforce; Will Leverage Trailhead
500 American workers will be trained free of cost for roles at Infosys as Salesforce Certified Administrators and Salesforce Industries Developers. The course will be a fully digital, online diploma course certified by Salesforce.
It will target recent graduates from major universities, liberal arts colleges, and community colleges.
As per Infosys President Ravi Kumar, “Infosys’ new programme leveraging Trailhead for digital skills learning is another investment in this direction that will enable us to expand our hiring to include more people while creating upward mobility, so more of us can live the American dream.”
The India based IT services provider has also announced a three-year investment benefitting the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), America’s largest organisation exclusively representing the Black College Community.
Infosys’ Training Programs
Previously, there has been news that Infosys has launched an internal talent marketplace called FLUID to enable people to reskill and progress up the value chain. It also launched Digital Quotient, a technique that objectively assesses an employee’s digital preparedness.
Approximately 80,000 employees have gained new skills as a result of this.
Recently, we reported to you about the company’s tactics of retaining talent and to fight the rising attrition rate. Instead of having to change jobs, career progression pathways to help employees grow within the company have been devised by Bengaluru-based Infosys.
Executive VP and HR head, Infosys said that the firm has invested in skill building for the future in digital industry 4.0, 5G, open-source, cloud, edge computing, and so on. The internal learning platform Lex offers learning in any of 36 skills.
He added that in the hybrid work structure, where few shall work from office, few shall work partially remote to those who shall work fully remote.
Infosys also used the lockdown to enhance its employees’ digital skills through virtual training. With this thought, the IT giant has seen an increase in the number of learners on its learning app Lex. This number has been recorded to be 22,000 per day from 13,000 initially.