Why do IT companies prefer Experienced people over Freshers ?

Why IT companies prefer experienced people over freshers is question that has to be addressed. In this case, what should a freshers do in order to get placed in the industry? What are the plus points that experienced person has that a fresher doesn’t have?

Here are some points to explain the above queries:

  • Ability to solve problems

Experienced people have the ability to think & solve the problem without any help.

  • Experience people have the subject matter expertise

Experienced people have the deeper knowledge of the subject and they can react immediately.

  • Experience people do not need mentoring

Training & mentoring will not be needed as they will be trained already to be an      expert in the field.

  • Turn around time for training a fresher will take 2-3 months 

Training a fresher takes minimum of 2-3 months depending on the capabilities of the candidate. And training a fresher also takes valuable time of an experienced  person, hence cutting down the productivity of that person. Whereas experience people can be productive immediately in the project.

  • Company will incur the expenses for training the fresher

Expenses such as salary, office expenditure, hardware costs, so on and so forth.

  • Experienced people can be deployed to project immediately

This will help them trim their expenses & making an experienced person                   productive as soon as he is deployed to the project.


We, at Red Why provide you an opportunity to get these “plus points” of an experienced IT professional while you are still in your college.