Saturday, April 15, 2017

Indian IT professionals face new challenges as Singapore shuts door


India’s IT professionals are going through tough times. 

Amid layoffs and poor appraisals, they're facing a new trouble: overseas doors are quickly closing.

Singapore has slowed down on issuing new visas to Indian professionals, reports Times of India. The move is apparently an attempt by the Singapore government to foster the hiring of local talent. 

This also enforces new challenges to major software firms including Infosys, TCS, and Wipro, in India, who have offices in Singapore. 

"This (visa problem) has been lingering for a while but since early-2016, visas are down to a trickle. All Indian companies have received communication on fair consideration, which basically means hiring local people," Nasscom president R Chandrashekhar told the paper.  Read more...

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