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US govt could terminate work permits for H-1B visa holders' spouses; move to impact over 63,000 Indian families
Business

US govt could terminate work permits for H-1B visa holders' spouses; move to impact over 63,000 Indian families

The US has reportedly issued employment authorisation documents to more than 71,000 spouses of H-1B visa holders, over 90% of whom are Indians.

US protectionism: Call centre business model will be under threat if Americans choose to speak to their own
Business

US protectionism: Call centre business model will be under threat if Americans choose to speak to their own

The wisdom of and rationale for setting up offshore call centers remain and continue to make sense. It is the cost advantage.

IT hiring to be slower for years to come, industry may not grow at 7-8%, says V Balakrishnan
Business

IT hiring to be slower for years to come, industry may not grow at 7-8%, says V Balakrishnan

V Balakrishnan does not sound optimistic about IT sector achieving 7-8 per cent export growth in this fiscal.

Wipro has
News & Analysis

Wipro has "sacked" hundreds of non performing employees

Global software major Wipro "sacked" at least 600-700 employees in fiscal 2016-17, ostensibly for non-performance or not rising to its expectations.

IT workers are having mental breakdowns, but nobody is doing anything about it
Life

IT workers are having mental breakdowns, but nobody is doing anything about it

Two incidents this week have once again highlighted a major problem afflicting IT workers: The frequent breakdown in their mental health

US dreams over, IIT graduates turn to Japan instead
Business

US dreams over, IIT graduates turn to Japan instead

Following the US visa issue last year, American companies that do not have operations in India have not registered for placements at the country's tech schools

Why techies are choosing banks over IT jobs
Business

Why techies are choosing banks over IT jobs

With over 58,000 new jobs, IT, IT-enabled services and IT hardware sectors are the highest job contributers in the second quarter of the current fiscal, according to a job survey by industry lobby Assocham. However, economic downturn, downsizing and low salaries in industry are driving B.Techs to bank jobs. <br /><br />

Powerful US trade group lobbies for Indian techies
India

Powerful US trade group lobbies for Indian techies

With an eye on India's vast market, a leading US trade group has engaged two powerful firms to lobby for changes in the proposed comprehensive immigration reform bill to attract skilled technical professionals from India