Tag: H-1B

Delay sought in implementation of wage hike for hiring H-1B workers

It is not just Indian talent that may lose out on job opportunities in the US, due to the hike in wages brought about...

US may stop issuing temporary business visa

Very often, B-1 visas are seen as an alternative for professionals from outside the US to enter the country to perform skilled tasks on...

US to spend $150 mn to train locals for H-1B jobs

Looks like the number of Indian tech experts and others who move to work in the US on H-1B visas will soon start dwindling....

Proposal to hike minimum wages of H-1B

The US Department of Labour has suggested increasing the minimum wages of H-1B visa holders. A proposal to this effect was submitted by the...

More changes in visa regime, bad news for Indians in US

If the revisions and suggestions proposed by the Department of Homeland Security in the US are implemented, Indians dreaming of working there may be...

US suspends foreign work visas, frees up 5 lakh jobs

By suspending foreign work visas till the end of 2020, the US has put Indian IT professionals at a disadvantage, even while freeing up...

US to suspend issue of green cards, for 60 days

An executive order saying that no green cards will be issued for 60 days has been signed by the US president. This temporary suspension...

H-1B visa extension allowed by US government

With countries sealing their borders and international flights being grounded, many professionals from other countries have been stuck in the US during the pandemic,...

US President urged to suspend H-1B visa programme for the year

US Tech Workers, an American body representing the technology workers of the country, has written to President Donald Trump to suspend H-1B visas for...

Infosys blames H-1B visa rejections for attrition

Infosys, the Indian multinational company, holds the high rate of visa rejections last year responsible for its poor employee retention. With US visa rules...

USCIS proposes H-1B visa selection process reversal

The number of H-1B visas approved will begin to decrease if the policy change favouring advanced degree holders for visas in the US comes...

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

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PwC staff to get bonus to take vacations

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) is offering incentives to its employees in the US to take time off from work and go on a vacation. The auditing...

“Business will have to learn to manage polarity,” Abhijit Bhaduri

  2020: What to learn – what to erase In 2020, the boon in disguise was that the employers had to make investments and connect the...

“HR’s evolution as a strategic rather than just another business function is a mixed...

2020: What to learn – what to erase Clearly, 2020 dispelled big myths around physical presence. While one has to concede that many jobs (like...

Obituary – SK Jain, CHRO, Jindal Stainless, passes away

Recently, Jindal Stainless announced the demise of SK Jain, CHRO. A highly experienced HR professional, well versed in IR and HR practices, Jain had...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...