Infosys looks for more than STEM skills when hiring

BENEFICIAL MODEL: Tyler Falcone, left, director of information systems and processing services at AIPSO in Johnston, and Joe Devine, interim executive director of Tech Collective in Providence, agree that a new employee recruitment model utilized by Infosys of sourcing talent from local colleges and universities, especially liberal arts majors, and running training programs for tech-production work will allow tech companies to build capable workforces.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
BENEFICIAL MODEL: Tyler Falcone, left, director of information systems and processing services at AIPSO in Johnston, and Joe Devine, interim executive director of Tech Collective in Providence, agree that a new employee recruitment model utilized by Infosys of sourcing talent from local colleges and universities, especially liberal arts majors, and running training programs for tech-production work will allow tech companies to build capable workforces.
 / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
Infosys has opened its Providence Design and Innovation Center on Fountain Street, making good on the first 100 of its promised 500 workers to be hired by 2020. Median salaries for the newly created jobs are reportedly pegged at $79,000 a year. But if you guessed that those workers are all science, technology, engineering and…

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