Realigning To New H1B Realities: Infosys Announces Hiring Plans For US

On May 2, 2017 Infosys announced plans to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years. 

At Greyhound Research we believe, steps such as these by IT Services Providers eloquently tell a tale of the pressure they are experiencing under the new Trump administration.

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Separately, In an earlier research note on the changes to H1B visa, Greyhound Research had predicted…

…increased need for IT Services Providers to prove incremental investments and local hiring in the US.

Having said that, we also added…

…cost and complexity of doing business will increase, expect margins to take a hit. Per Greyhound Research estimates IT Services Providers will shave off margins anywhere in the range of 5-10% YoY.

Given the increased pressure and scrutiny of US headquartered organisations on outsourcing…

…IT Services Providers can expect requests from clients to renegotiate existing contracts. This might well mean smaller and more expensive contracts (on the back of increased cost of delivery) here on.

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