As Trump takes office with the promise to give Americans priority for US jobs, what can be said for Indian outsourcing companies?
According to Vishal Sikka, Infosys Ltd.‘s CEO, in the US, there is a shortage of individuals that have the specific technical skills required; therefore, during this time it is essential to balance hiring locally and globally and to only use visas as needed.
There is still uncertainity regarding whether Trump will act on the bill reintroduced by Representative Darrell Issa to constrict H1B rules.
Under imposed restrictions, Indian tech firms will face increases in employee wages. Not only do foreign workers demand less money, but they are willing to relocate where needed and return to India after the completion of projects.
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