Techies from India seem not to be bothered about Trump's agenda to crack down on work visas.
Indeed.com, a job website shows that from 1 April 2018, to March 31, 2019, the website got 3.7 percent of clicks from India on jobs based in the US. Canada followed with a far below the percentage of 0.6.
Indians remain resilient despite Trump's discouraging policies
The high Indian interested in working in America remains unwavering even in the face of Trump's stern agenda to make it difficult for foreign talent to get the highly-rated H-1B visa. Indians have remained the highest beneficiaries of this visa scheme. With an H-1B visa, a professional can live and work in America
for up to 6 years.
Just recently, the crackdown agenda seems to be making progress as Indians seem to have gotten the message. The clicks from India on indeed.com fell by close to 8 percent. Tech talents from the UK and Pakistan were not as enthusiastic to work in the US
as their Indian counterparts.
The most significant increases year-over-year goes to Germany, Russia, and France, based on their clicks on tech job listings. Each of these countries had more than 25 percent.
According to the report, there were foreign tech jobs that had the highest level of difficulty to fill, attached the highest rate of foreign interest.
US tech jobs which paid the above average salaries also attached a high interest as well from foreign applicants. The report went further to say that the H-1B visa is expensive to process. For this reason, employees should be highly skilled to justify the cost, so the employer's effort and money will be worth it.
Jobs for developers and engineers sparked a high interest from foreign job applicants. On the other hand, support role and technician jobs got the lowest attention. The analysis is based on at least 50,000 clicks on indeed.com.
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