OUTSOURCING

Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019


US to add 180,000 jobs with unemployment rate at 3.7%
Priya Rai, New Delhi
Effect on job growth in US for outsourcing sector is positive. The lack of skilled workers is expected to continue as the department of labor announces unemployment data on Friday.
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University Admission and Aid in US controversial and questionable after parents get indicted
Adhik Som, NY
Recent indictments of several parents who opted for criminal activities to get their children into prestigious colleges and universities in US show how corrupt and biased the process is.
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Indian tech job applicants lack skill sets for available high tech jobs due to low quality university education
Sonia Joshi, Bangalore
According IBM Chief Ginny Rometty,there are plenty of jobs but Indian tech job applicants lack skill sets to fulfill them.
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Indian IT/BPO sector may see a 50% drop in hiring while growing at 8% this year
Suresh Pravu, Bangalore
Machine learning, automation, Natural Lanuage Processing and AI will require less people at the entry level.
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Top six Indian companies received less H1B visa temporary work permits than Amazon alone
Parag Melhotra, Bangalore
The trend is clear. Indian It companies are hit directly as their H1B visa extensions are getting refused and also they are receiving far less new H1B approvals.
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Effect of #Meetoo movement in South Asian outsourcing sector
Sonia Joshi, Bangalore
Most of the outsourcing units in South Asia, whether Information Technology Center in Bangalore. or a garment factory in Bangladesh, are male dominated.
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IT Outsourcing slowing for fiscal year 2020
Suraj Sinha,
43 Billion Dollar outsourcing contracts coming in for renewal in FY 2020. The rate of growth is subdued. But the service contract renewal deals are wide spread.
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