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Accenture to lay off 5 percent global workforce

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Accenture to lay off 5 percent global workforce

New Delhi Global professional company Accenture is going to lay off 5 percent of its workforce. The company has more than 5 lakh employees worldwide. That is, the company can remove about 25,000 people from the job. A report published in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) first gave this information. It provided this information, citing an internal staff meeting held in mid-August by Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture. According to the report, Indians can also join those who lost jobs.

Ascenter has about 2 lakh employees in India, thousands of employees may be affected by the move. Accenture told news agency IANS that at this time, the company is not planning additional global workforce (workforce) action. The company stated, "Every year, as part of our demonstration process, we interact with our people to try to know how they are performing, what areas are likely to improve, their progress. Ability, and whether they are long-term fit for Ascenter. "

The company said, "This year, at all parts of our business and at all levels of career, we will identify about 5 percent of the people as the worst performing people and these individuals will be out of Accenture. This is done by us each year. Corresponds to the steps to be taken. "

This post was published on August 26, 2020 7:28 pm

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