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Is demand for good H1B's decreasing?

By hrmarket ·
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We are working closely with one of India's top 5 executive search and screening firms, and are planning to institute a division in the US, providing high quality, pre-screened IT H1B's to the US market. We are concerned,though re the leveling off ofthe market, and whether demand for H1Bs will continue. The ITAA has projected a shortfall of 850K IT professionals for 2001. Is the current slowdown going to eliminate this need? Should we forestall launch of this service? Are there particular technologies / postions that will remain in high demand?

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Is demand for good H1B's decreasing?

by JimHM In reply to Is demand for good H1B's ...

Something to watch for - last I read was India was getting tired of losing its IT and technology talent to the US and other countries. They were thinking of passing laws limiting the export of this talent.

Just something you may want to check into before signing on the dotted line.

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by hrmarket In reply to Is demand for good H1B's ...

Always appreciate someone contributing
and trying to help, but my question
clearly referenced demand here in the
US, not supply in Ind

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by TINK In reply to Is demand for good H1B's ...

Move forward. There will continue to be a demand for H1B's. Although the market is leveling off, new technological skills are still in demand. Particular technologies include: Active Server Pages, Java, Wirless networking, C++, .Net, JSP, EJB, Visual Basic, Oracle DBA, SQL Server DBA, Windows 2000 Architects, XML.

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by hrmarket In reply to Is demand for good H1B's ...

Good scope on current skills that are in
demand in today's market

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by John Valdezco In reply to Is demand for good H1B's ...

What I've typically seen companies do to counteract the effects of the slowdown is to freeze hiring new talent in all other departments EXCEPT in IT where work has just literally exploded.

However, companies are learning to be more selective now in that experienced hires are favored over fresh grads or newly-certified professionals.

What would really help you now is to identify what particular market are you going to be targetting (Manufacturing Corporations Entry-level/ IT Companies Management/ etc.), its current and potential size in the next 3-5 years, and assessing if your product (in this case, pre-screened H1Bs) meet the market need.

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