About: Jacob Cherian
Profile: I am staff writer for www.SourcingLing.com. Currently, I am working as a freelance editor and writer from India. I have been in the online news writing business since 2006. I also write for Citybizlist, a business news portal for SEC filings in Washington, DC. This is an exciting time to be in India, particularly as we wait and see how the recession plays out and leads into a global recovery for outsourcing firms.
Posts by Jacob Cherian:
- Legal Services Outsourcing Transforms Into ‘Best Practice’ For Law Firms
- Anti-Outsourcing Measures Not The Answer To U.S. Job Growth
Although there has been much debate on offshoring, and offshoring to India in particular, along with some baggage from the immigration and unemployment status in the U.S., service providers can rest assured that there will still be a bulk of U.S firms investing in the practice.
- U.K. Company â€˜Backsourcingâ€™ Work From India Due To Higher Real Estate & Salary Costs
An online report by the Economic Times said that a company in the U.K. is â€˜backsourcingâ€™ work after determining that outsourcing to India is not cheaper than getting the work done in the U.K. Read more
- School District To Outsource Keeping Services To Save $1M; Lay Off Custodial Staff
In a move to obtain the lowest paid workers, Monroe County School District is planning to outsource maintenance and custodial work to external companies. The controversial plan will presumably save the school system $1.2 million. But that comes at a price; some of the lowest paid workers in the district will lose their job amid already high unemployment rates that cloud the countryâ€™s economic scene. Read more
- Perceiving UK’s LPO Industry In New Light, Post Recession
- Indiaâ€™s New Privacy Laws, A Gesture Of Goodwill Amid Outsourcing Controversy
According to an online report by IDG News, India’s new laws concerning outsourcing of personal data from overseas firms will not account for the revised rules concerning collection of such data. This was reiterated by a data protection standards company executive representing the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM). Read more
- The Face Of RPO Amid Recession
The fact of the matter is that finding top-notch talent is an arduous task. Although this is usually the same for most companies, regardless of the state of the economy, the recent global recession has made recruitment even more difficult for most firms. Not only is it harder to find good employees with the right skill, it is also hard to attract them. Read more
- Alternative Business Structures To Transform Legal Process Outsourcing Landscape
Mark Ross writes in outsourcemagazine.co.uk, that the formal Alternative Business Structures (ABSs) are fully functional, when the Legal ServicesÂ Act (LSA) comes into full swing in about five months. Read more
- Is Your Data Safe When You Outsource?
In an article about the safety of data while outsourcing, CEO of payroll solution vendor Acrede Global Solutions, Karen Paterson highlights some standard practices that need to be followed under these conditions. Read more
- TCS: Visa Fraud A â€˜Hypeâ€™