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Offshore Outsourcing Firms Are Top 10 Users Of H-1B Guest Worker Program

Offshore Outsourcing Firms Are Top 10 Users Of H-1B Guest Worker Program

  Immigration yield for top 10 H-1B employers, fiscal 2012 Rank Employer Approved initial I-129 petitions for H-1B PERM applications for H-1B workers Immigration yield Significant offshoring* 1 Cognizant 9,281 669 7% X 2 Tata 7,469 4 0% X 3 Infosys 5,600 21 0% X 4 Wipro 4,304 30 1% X 5 Accenture 4,037 8 […]

As China’s Wages Rise, Is The Cheap Manufacturing Era Ending?

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As China’s Wages Rise, Is The Cheap Manufacturing Era Ending?

ILO News– Wages in China more than tripled between 2000 and 2010, leading to speculation about whether the era of cheap Chinese labor is over. The figures relate mainly to state-owned enterprises, known as urban units, but separate surveys show that wages in small and medium private enterprises are also rising sharply, although pay levels […]

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AllGov.com – Outsourcing Death In The Afghanistan War

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AllGov.com – Outsourcing Death In The Afghanistan War

During the past decade, working as an employee of a U.S. military contractor in Afghanistan has been one of the more dangerous ways to make a living. Private contractors have been front and center in the U.S. military’s involvement Afghanistan, just as they were in both wars in Iraq. Contractors have been responsible for supplying […]

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Apple May Call On India For More Technical Support

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Apple May Call On India For More Technical Support

Apple may soon be calling on India for more technical support. According to published reports in India, Apple may be considering increasing its outsourcing business with India’s major information technology firms. India’s Economic Times reports that Apple CIO Niall O’Connor visited Bangalore in January, meeting with top executives at the leading information technology outsourcing firms […]

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From the Blogs: How To Achieve Problem Free China Outsourcing. Or Not.

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From the Blogs: How To Achieve Problem Free China Outsourcing. Or Not.

From the China Law Blogsigns of issues with making stuff in China: We are always preaching that if you 1) choose a good manufacturer, 2) use a good OEM contract, 3) engage in good quality control monitoring, and register your trademark, the odds are overwhelming that you will do just fine in outsourcing your product from China. The odds just went […]

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Momentum Builds for Global Crackdown on Tax Loopholes

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Momentum Builds for Global Crackdown on Tax Loopholes

By Vanessa Houlder, Financial Times In a sign of growing anxiety about tax competition that costs governments billions of dollars a year, international economic policymakers are exploring the need for a global crackdown on tax loopholes. Experts at the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development are examining tactics that companies employ to exploit different tax […]

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Global Recession Affects Indian Outsourcing

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Global Recession Affects Indian Outsourcing

From The Economic Times of India: Indian outsourcing companies are likely to witness a slump in hiring activity owing to the current global economic scenario, but the decline would not be as “substantial” as was after the 2008 financial crisis, experts believe. There is definitely an impact of the global economic scenario on Indian IT […]

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