31 August 2005

120,000 European workers needed in India over the next five years [Yale Global]

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India will face a shortage of managerial and marketing skills while dealing with Western customers, creating a significant opportunity for European and American workers. A recent report from researchers Evalueserve estimates that 120,000 continental European workers will be needed in India over the next five years alone. The growing number of American and European interns at Indian technology firms shows that they at least are not waiting Godot-like, for a New, New Economy at home.

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Related:
Indian call centres to swell with foreigners soon – [Hindustan Times, 6 June 2005]
120,000 foreigners needed to plug India’s skills gap – [Silicon.com, 3 June 2005]

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