Contract workers in Norway often face the worst and most unpredictable working conditions. But good management and support from colleagues makes these workers more robust.
A new study by UC Berkeley and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) researchers finds that the practices of outsourcing and offshoring jobs appear to have both positive and negative effects on American jobs and wages.
Nasdaq has opened a customer service center in the Philippines.
India's third-largest software firm Wipro on Tuesday reported quarterly net profit climbed 29 percent year-on-year, led by a jump in outsourcing orders as global business conditions improved.
India's biggest IT outsourcing firm, Tata Consultancy Services, on Tuesday reported a 34 percent jump in quarterly net profit, beating market forecasts, led by outsourcing deals and new contracts.
The Philippines' outsourcing industry faces a shortage of trained personnel after a decade of rapid growth which saw it become a pillar of the economy, the industry association said Tuesday.
Indian software outsourcing giant Infosys posted slightly higher quarterly profit Friday and maintained its revenue growth forecast despite the weak rupee and uncertainty about U.S. visas for its employees.
Indian IT outsourcer Tech Mahindra on Tuesday completed a takeover of its partly-owned unit Mahindra Satyam, creating a new force in the sector with annual revenues of $2.7 billion.
Shares of Infosys jumped Monday as investors cheered the return of founder N.R. Narayana Murthy to boost the Indian outsourcing giant's sagging fortunes, but analysts questioned his chances of success.
Infosys on Saturday reappointed co-founder N.R. Narayana Murthy to lead the Indian outsourcing giant two years after he retired, as the company grapples with weak earnings and falling market share.