BIG TOAST SMALL ROAST
The title above doesn’t refer to any special dish; instead it refers to the new clause that India’s No. 1 IT company has announced recently. Yes it refers to ‘INFOSYS’.
INFOSYS, a big name in IT industry, is known for its mass recruitment, high quality training & many more things… Many people call it their DREAM COMPANY.
The question to be thought is ‘Why would a company as big as Infy create a clause like this. The clause states that – ‘Every employee has to sign a non-compete agreement letter saying they will not join any customer or competitor for a period of six months after their job termination at Infosys. Also the employees cannot accept a job offer from its clients (which they have serviced in the last 12 months) for a period of six months.’
Now this clause leads to think to several questions. First, why would Infy create a clause such as this…? And secondly, does it mean that Infy is scared of its competitors (other major IT companies). Instead this clause might not do well to any Infosys employee. Atleast It doesn’t seem to be happening to many.
There isn’t much an answer to any of the questions above asked, but they still feel that there could have been better ways by which Infy could have satisfied its employees & made them stick to the same company.
it’s difficult to say that how many people would agree on this but It is still felt that this clause doesn’t make things better for Infy. Instead people might start thinking the other way about Infosys after seeing this clause.
That’s why according to me it’s fine to say that…
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