Accenture promises 15000 new jobs in the US
Accenture promises 15000 new jobs in the US

New York, USA, India, 18 February 2017/Team Estrade//– Technology consulting and services company Accenture announced plans to boost its US workforce by 30 per cent in the coming three years.

Accenture said it will create “15,000 highly skilled new jobs” in the US, increasing the size of its overall workforce in the country to more than 65,000 by the end of 2020. The hiring will come with the creation of 10 new “innovation hubs” and to invest USD 1.4 billion in training employees “leading-edge capabilities” for doing their jobs.

“Today marks a key moment for Accenture to help our clients play an even bigger part in the nation’s growth and innovation agenda,” Accenture chief executive Julie Sweet said in a release. Accenture is the latest major company to announce investments or job creation in the United States in a trend that has followed the election of US President Donald Trump, whose campaign stressed boosting domestic manufacturing and jobs.

“I am excited that we are creating even more opportunities for our people to participate in one of the most dynamic parts of the American economy,” said Sweet.

Accenture promises 15000 new jobs in the US
Accenture promises 15000 new jobs in the US



About Accenture

Accenture PLC is a global professional services company which provides strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations services. The company was incorporated in Dublin, Ireland, in 2009, and is listed on both the NYSC and S&P 500 Index. The company has its offices spread over 200 cities across 120 countries.

Accenture in the United States
Accenture is a leading professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. With more than 50,000 people and operations in 41 cities in the United States, Accenture serves 93 of the Fortune 100 and more than 70 percent of the Fortune 500. In the United States, Accenture has innovation hubs which bring together key elements of the Accenture Innovation Architecture – including labs, studios and innovation centers – to help clients develop and deliver disruptive innovations to drive growth. With an unwavering commitment to inclusion and diversity, Accenture is consistently recognized on FORTUNE’s 100 Best Companies to Work For and DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity lists.

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Accenture promises new skilled jobs in the US