The Union Minister said that the youth of the country have full confidence in their skills and want to use them to achieve success. He said that due to the work done by the companies, the ability of the youth will stop, especially they will not help the start-ups. The Union Minister stated that the time will come when IT employees will also work on various projects and they will also work as lawyers and consultants. He said that this is the future work. Rajiv Chandra Shekhar spoke at Public Affairs Forum India 9th Annual Conference.
The Union Minister made these comments when tech giant Wipro laid off 300 moonlighting employees. Infosys, the second largest tech company in the country, is also against this moonlighting. It states that if anyone is caught moonlighting, they will have to leave the company. Infosys issued a stern warning to its company employees through an email. This organization is seriously considering the way employees work two jobs. But at the same time some companies are supporting moonlighting. Online food delivery company Swiggy allows its employees to moonlight.
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What is moonlighting..?
Working in two companies simultaneously is considered moonlighting. Working in one company in the morning and working in another company at night is called this. After Corona, work patterns in India have completely changed. During this time many employees worked remotely instead of coming to the office. In order to make use of the free time, he also worked in another company either full-time or part-time. But experts say that employees are moonlighting for three reasons. One is to earn more money, two is for experience and three is a hobby. But this policy is strongly opposed by IT companies. They are also targeting the employees.
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