Infosys, an Indian IT firm, is discontinuing work from home for its employees and requiring them to return to the office in stages. For the shift, the Bengaluru-based firm has created a three-phased work-from-office plan. This comes after CEO Salil Parekh stated last month that Infosys will maintain its flexible approach to employees working from home.
Details about Infosys discontinues work from home and implements a three-phase hybrid approach that requires employees to come to the office initially
In an internal message, the IT major has now told its staff about a three-phase work-from-office strategy. According to Krishnamurthy Shankar, Executive Vice President and Group Head of HR Development, their strategy would enable staff flexibility and is not a “one-size-fits-all approach.”
According to a story in ToI, Shankar added, “It will be intriguing to see how our teams can explore their own return to office strategies by creatively and pragmatically merging project and business imperatives together with collective working convenience.”
Employees can come to the office twice a week during the first phase at their leisure. Employees will have the option to transfer or relocate to a branch office of their choice as part of the following phase. The last phase will see Infosys determine its hybrid-work policy based on feedback from both rounds.
According to CEO Parekh, there are approximately 45,000 employees working in Infosys’ India offices at any given moment. “We’re finding that the approach we’ve taken thus far has been positively appreciated,” he added, adding that the number was progressively growing.
Meanwhile, TCS, India’s largest IT services business, sent an email to its staff in September stating that all employees must work from the office at least three days each week. Managers will establish a roster, and adherence to the roster is required, according to the firm.
Wipro, like TCS, asked its employees to work from the office at least three days a week beginning October 10. This came after the IT firm fired 300 employees after they were discovered moonlighting for a competitor.