BENGALURU: InfosysNSE -1.30 % blamed part of the growing employee attrition at the company on its inability get enough H-1B visas and said it had to come up with a “new value proposition” to help retain employees. Indian IT firms have long sought to hold on to employees by offering the prospect of a US […]
BENGALURU: Infosys blamed part of the growing employee attrition at the company on its inability get enough H-1B visas and said it had to come up with a “new value proposition” to help retain employees. Indian IT firms have long sought to hold on to employees by offering the prospect of a US posting. But […]
Genpact is focused on building digital sales talent internally as a bidding war brews for talent and is working on building a bench of future leadership, the company’s chief growth officer Ahmed Mazhari told ET. IT and business process management companies have sparked an arms race for talent, particularly in the US market, where there […]
Sankar Juneja (name changed), a senior software engineer deployed on the site of an American client by his Indian employer, recently had to leave the US with a two-week notice. It was even worse for a female colleague of Juneja. She had to leave the country with a child born there while also nursing the […]
Bengaluru: Employees across global professional services firm Genpact will now be part of a new upskilling framework – ‘Genome’, which will deliver customised learning and development opportunities designed to make their skills relevant in a rapidly changing business environment. The programme will help identify ‘experts’ across the company – employees who have skills and knowledge […]
BENGALURU: Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant and InfosysNSE -1.09 % have seen the maximum rejections of requests for extension of H-1B visas during 2018 as the Trump administration tightened procedures, a move that is seen to have favoured American technology firms. India’s top IT services companies Infosys and TCS were among the most affected. Bengaluru-based Infosys […]
Bengaluru: Business process management (BPM) firms say as much as half their revenue is now coming from outcome-based deals, the share of which has increased sharply in recent years on the back of new business transformation contracts. With an increasing number of their clients using digital technology-enabled solutions, such as chatbots, to interact with their […]
The White House has formally received the proposed changes in the existing regulations to end the work authorisation for spouses of the holders of H-1B visas, the most sought-after among Indian IT professionals. The move that would impact over 90,000 spouses of H-1B visa holders, an overwhelming number of whom are Indians, was sent by […]
In a setback to the global white shoe consulting firm the Supreme Court rejected a special leave petition (SLP) filed by McKinsey Knowledge Centre against a Delhi High Court order. The High court had upheld an Income Tax Appellate Tribunal’s (ITAT) order that ruled that research and information services rendered by McKinsey India to its […]
At a time when the US move to limit H1-B visas has left major tech companies perturbed as it will seriously affect their ability to get and retain talented staff, Indian company HCL has secured 5,085 foreign labour certification for the H-1B work visas. HCL America had 2.9 per cent share of all foreign labour […]
The Trump administration’s new rules for a US visa program widely used for technology workers are getting cautious praise from Silicon Valley amid surging demand for high-skill employees.
BENGALURU: Indian IT services companies are winning a bigger share of the outsourcing pie by the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) vertical. This indicates that the companies are managing to gain the confidence of customers, even in the new digital world.