Job applications that InfosysBSE 0.77 % received hit a 7-year high last fiscal year, and the IT major attributed this to its improved image among potential employees after the return of Narayana Murthy. Analysts and executives at recruitment firms see other reasons as well. The job market was dull and job seekers were plenty, which likely led to a frantic search for employment. Though Infosys remains an employer of choice for many, it was not the only one among IT companies which saw a surge in job applications, they say.
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