Tag: talent

Nine Employee Experience Solutions Enterprises Need – Is Surviving the Recession Enough? | In the News

Macroeconomic uncertainties and the impending recession are compelling enterprises to take defensive measures such as shutting down businesses and laying off employees.

In a recent report, Everest Group examines the current economic downturn, its impact on employee expectations and experiences, and enterprise priorities in tackling these uncertainties and expectations.

Read more in Intelligent Sourcing.

UK Sees “Global Portfolio” Dividends Across the Atlantic | In the News

The CrossConnect Forum is a platform for European and United Kingdom enterprise leaders to engage partners in the Americas to overcome increasingly intense operational pressures and sustain market leadership. This first-ever forum explored a new avenue of partnership-based innovation and examined new ways to re-think and re-design the core operating systems of today’s globally-focused organizations.

Rohitashwa Aggarwal, Partner, Global Sourcing, who joined a panel at the forum, discussed how the demand for tech and business services keeps expanding in the United Kingdom and other European markets. He suggests that in spite of this growth, talent availability remains a major problem for the region.

Understanding the Effects of Mass Layoffs on the Tech Sector | In the News

The dust has mostly settled on the job cuts that kicked off 2023. With workers in the tech sector taking the biggest hits, the long-term effects on IT talent are still playing out.

“In some ways, what was happening in most of 2022 was companies outside of technology were being starved of talent because tech was throwing a lot of money at the labor pool,” said Jimit Arora, partner at Everest Group.

Read more in CIO Dive.

The Last Word: CEE’s Value Proposition Is Stronger than Ever | In the News

Rohitashwa Aggarwal, Partner at Everest Group, shared his insight in Cross Connect Forum and gave an overview of the business services sector. 

“Globally, the industry has grown by leaps and bounds over the past 30 years, reaching US$300 billion. And even in 2023, with all the macroeconomic challenges, the series of layoffs that we are seeing, there is a huge demand for talent, technology, need to outsource more from a customer experience standpoint, from operations. The growth projection looks small compared to the last few years but if compared to the last decade, it stays on point,” said Rohitashwa.

Read more in Emerging Europe

Cross Connect Forum 2023: The Case for a Diverse and Flexible Global Workforce Strategy


Cross Connect Forum 2023: The Case for a Diverse and Flexible Global Workforce Strategy

March 8, 2023 |
11:00 AM GMT

Rohitashwa Aggarwal, Partner (Global Sourcing), Everest Group, will be a keynote power panel speaker for the Cross Connect Forum 2023: The Case for a Diverse and Flexible Global Workforce Strategy in London, England.

The resources and delivery capabilities of knowledge services partners are being scrutinized like never before. As a result, not only are geo-sourcing strategies being reconsidered, but global competitiveness is redefining the way firms leverage digital supply chains. This panel will explore how these trends will have outsized influence in a time of career and workplace disruption.

Register for the event


The Loading Bay At Techspace, Shoreditch 25 Luke St, London, United Kingdom


Rohitashwa Aggarwal
Partner, Global Sourcing
Kumar Santhosh
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Sustaining Momentum: Key Priorities for GBS Leaders Amid Economic Uncertainty | Webinar


In the past, GBS organizations have displayed resilience – tackling the ongoing pandemic and intensified talent war.  For 2023, GBS organizations must maintain this “persevere” mindset and continue alignment with CEO mandates.

In this on-demand webinar, our analysts will discuss how GBS leaders can sustain the strong momentum they have developed.

What questions does the on-demand webinar answer for the participants?

  • What are GBS leaders’ strategic priorities for 2023?
  • How can GBS organizations continue to build their strong foundation and drive more alignment with the enterprise?
  • What actions should be prioritized?
  • What steps can GBS organizations take to stay on top of talent needs for 2023 and beyond?

Who should attend:

  • GBS site leaders
  • Heads of GBS/GIC/GCC
  • GBS strategy leaders
  • Tech talent leaders
  • Global services leaders
  • Heads of enterprise teams and business units
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The Talent Crisis Mystery: Scarcity in Times of Layoffs | Webinar

On-Demand Webinar

The Talent Crisis Mystery: Scarcity in Times of Layoffs

Hiring and retaining talent proved to be the biggest challenge for global services leaders during 2021-2022, impacting enterprises and service providers alike. However, our 2023 Key Issues research shows that talent has dropped from number one to number three on a list of top challenges as the economic slowdown sets in.

Despite a series of mass layoffs by global tech giants, companies continue to hire and retain relevant talent globally. Does that mean the talent crisis has been addressed? Or will talent remain an issue in 2023?

In this webinar, our experts will look at the fundamentals of the talent market and uncover tools and techniques for building a successful talent strategy for 2023-2024.

What questions will this webinar answer for participants?

  • What demand segments are likely to continue to see talent shortages in 2023?
  • What are the mistakes to avoid in the near term to bypass a talent catastrophe in the mid- to long-term?
  • What are strategies for building and retaining future-proof talent?

Who should attend?

  • CIOs, CTOs, CDOs
  • EVPs, SVPs, Senior directors of IT
  • Chief talent officer
  • Chief HR officer
  • Directors of global technology, IT talent strategy
  • Directors of global workforce planning
  • Directors of workforce transformation
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Khan Aamir Ashraf
Senior Analyst

Headcount Falls in Q3 as Tech Hiring Frenzy Gets Real | In The News

Three of the companies — Infosys, HCLTech, and L&T Technology Services — ended the December quarter with a higher net headcount, but the employee additions were at a slower rate than the previous quarters. Market leaders Tata Consultancy Services, Wipro, Tech Mahindra, and LTIMindtree all posted a fall in headcount.

“Though the demand-supply gap for talent is reducing, we expect the gap to continue in the range of 8-20% based on specific segments within tech services,” said Yugal Joshi, Partner at Everest Group.

Read more in The Economics Times.

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