Work from home ends: Here’s how TCS, HCL, Infosys and Cognizant plan the future work model
Working from home Latest update: With the steady decline in coronavirus cases, most companies across the country have recalled their employees to the office. However, some other companies are trying to adopt a hybrid model while keeping the safety of their employees in mind. According to a News 18 report, Tata Consultancy Services and HCL are opting for the hybrid model, and Cognizant and Infosys plan to gradually return employees to the office.Also Read – Akshata Murty Pays UK Tax on Infosys Earnings After Controversy
Tata Consulting Services: Tata Consultancy Services previously said in a statement that as the COVID situation around the world improves and the majority of its employees and their families are vaccinated, the company is moving to a hybrid way of working. “We will bring our employees back to the offices in the coming months,” the company had announced. Also read – Following Serum Institute, Bharat Biotech is now cutting Covaxin price from Rs 1200 to Rs 225 for private hospitals
However, Tata Consultancy Services encourages its employees and collaborators to return to offices, and senior-level executives have begun working from offices on a regular basis. Also read – Covid-19: what is the right time to unmask? Explained by an Expert – Watch
The company further added that offices around the world are following all social distancing and COVID 19 protocols put in place at the beginning of the pandemic and are extremely safe for employees to work outside.
HCL Technologies: IT major HCL Technologies had also previously said that one of the company’s top priorities is the safety and well-being of its employees and their families. “We remain strongly committed to maintaining our business normality, thereby ensuring uninterrupted services to our customers. We are currently monitoring the situation and continue to operate in a hybrid model,” the company was quoted as saying by News 18.
Infosys: Meanwhile, the IT major also said Infosys was planning a “phased return to the office” and was encouraging its employees to only show up in person a day or two a week. Richard Lobo, Infosys executive vice-president and head (HR), had detailed that the company expects a hybrid model in which approximately 40-50 percent of employees are expected to work remotely after subsequent periods of return to the office .
connoisseur: Similarly, another tech company, Cognizant, also said it plans to gradually return to the office while keeping an eye on the safety and health of its employees.