H-1B Visas

H-1B Visas | News, how-tos, features, reviews, and videos

2016 software predictions

10 IT workplace predictions for 2016

2016 is the year of talent -- how to find it, retain it, engage it and motivate it are at the top of organizations' to-do-lists. Here, workforce management experts share their predictions for the coming year.

government congress house of representatives cloud

The Takeaway: The war over H-1Bs heats up

Microsoft's announcement last week of layoffs prompted opponents of the H-1B visa program to quickly weigh in on the 'skills gap' debate.

Immigration Laws Still Holding Back Silicon Valley Stars From Coming to London

Success of government's exceptional talent visa is yet to be seen

Why Your Team in India Won't Say 'No'

Your software engineer in India loves to say yes but hates to say no. So much it can bring you to the brink of despair! So what is the remedy for India's "yes culture"?

IT Outsourcing Provider Infosys Gets Facelift With New CEO

Indian outsourcing provider Infosys is making some fundamental changes, starting with appointing a new CEO, to transform itself and regain its prominence in the offshore IT services industry. However, it will take more than a new CEO...

5 Technology Initiatives and Reforms IT Wants in Washington

Leaders from Microsoft, Cisco and other tech players are pressing their agenda as they meet with the White House and Congress this week. Some initiatives have been years in the making -- and will take many more years to see through --...

Early STEM Education Will Lead to More Women in IT

A leading advocate for introducing girls to computer science argues that educators must develop required programs at the K-12 level to resolve gender imbalance in the tech sector.

As IT Presses for More H-1B Visas, Academics Question STEM Worker Shortage

Amid simmering debate in Washington over immigration reform, scholars challenge the notion that the United States faces a widespread shortage of workers educated in science, technology engineering and math.

Smaller, Shorter-Term Deals Shake Up IT Outsourcing Industry

It's not just cheaper prices pushing down IT outsourcing contract values. The 'new normal' for outsourcing presents risks and opportunities for customers and IT service providers.

10 IT Outsourcing Trends to Watch in 2014

IT outsourcing experts tell CIO.com what to expect in the year ahead. And if they're right, this could be the year customers -- and a few robots -- take greater control of the IT outsourcing space.

What's Next for India's Outsourcing Industry?

CIO.com talked to Som Mittal, departing president of India's National Association of Software and Services Companies, about immigration policy and protectionist politics in the U.S., political and economic instability at home, and...

David Cameron Reveals Fast-Track Visas for International Tech Stars

Prime minister David Cameron today called for overseas technology experts to be given fast-tracked visas that enable them to work in the UK.

Tech Leaders Warn IT Talent Shortage Could Curb Hiring Plans

Technology companies are looking to hire more employees over the next year, but worry that there will not be enough qualified IT jobs candidates to fill the vacancies.

Infosys Visa Fraud Settlement Could Impact IT Offshoring Model and Customers

An agreement by the Indian IT service provider to pay $34 million to settle claims of visa fraud and abuse could force more outsourcers to reconsider their business models.

5 IT Outsourcing Tips in the Wake of Infosys's Visa Fraud Settlement

Following the Infosys visa fraud $34 million settlement, IT outsourcing customers should take these five steps to protect themselves. Here's a look at what outsourcing customers need to do.

Federal Government Shutdown Unlikely to Impact H-1B Users

If the government shutdown continues on for more than a couple of months it could be trouble for IT outsourcers. But currently, the shutdown of iCert is not yet a problem for IT service providers. Here's why.

Call Center Outsourcing Buyers Want More Than Cost Savings

As the market for contact center outsourcing has matured, buyers are increasingly looking for sophisticated support from suppliers to enhance the customer experience across multiple channels, which include mobile apps and social media....

10 Defining Moments in Tech-Labor History

Contract labor abuse, offshoring, H-1B misuse -- the events, innovations, lawsuits, and layoffs that shaped today's tech-labor tensions.

IT Outsourcing Industry Doing Little to Prepare for H-1B Visa Reform

Though IT outsourcing vendors and clients cite concern over the potential H-1B visa reform currently heading to the senate for a vote, they are, for the most part, taking a wait-and-see approach and are doing very little to prepare...

Immigration Reform Bill Takes Aim at Indian IT Outsourcing Companies

India's application development and maintenance business will take a hit if a provision of the U.S. Senate immigration bill becomes law, and some experts say the restrictions will drive more outsourcing offshore.

Load More
You Might Also Like