india it absorbs 1,20,000 tech services gig workers since pandemic
Facing a talent shortage, Indian IT services companies have tapped alumni networks, women taking career breaks, and the Big Four accounting firms, to provide full-time equivalent/employment (FTE) opportunities to gig workers. From April 2020 to September 2022, IT firms have hired over 1,20,000 people, or around 80% of the total technology services workers who were earlier employed on a gig-based model, according to an analysis by IT market

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