Joel Yanovich, immigration attorney, Murthy Law firm in the US, said, “There is a risk that the Administration will attempt to use the regulation to greatly limit the types of positions, especially within the IT sector, that can qualify as a ‘specialty occupation’”. … [Read more...] about 2020 US elections: More at stake for IT/ITeS firms as Trump goes ahead with his immigration agenda
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Some companies with leases that are ending this year or next appear to be kicking the can down the road, signing short-term extensions rather than committing to typical deals that last several years. In recent weeks, NBC Universal extended a lease for a secondary office at 1221 Avenue of the Americas and the Stroock & Stroock & Lavan law firm did the same for its office downtown. But they both did so for just a year, according to Colliers. A spokeswoman for NBC Universal declined to comment and Stroock & Stroock did not return a call and multiple emails. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 | Manhattan’s office buildings are empty. But for how long?
I would say that productivity has improved, owing to much more effective use of time and technology. No doubt working from home requires a lot of discipline and grit. However, people have learnt to be efficient and technology savvy. For me, there have been fewer distractions at home and I do now have access to additional time to work, time that was earlier spent travelling to work or other meetings. Of course, it has made us adapt to a certain different routine of working from home, but in a thoroughly positive and productive manner. The one drawback though is not meeting people. Social interaction is good for all of us. Issues arising out of lack of social interaction have to be dealt with and we at the firm have taken several steps in that direction. … [Read more...] about Virtual Leaders | COVID-19 lockdown underscores role of technology as game changer, says SAM & Co Managing Partner Pallavi Shroff
Vinod and his wife Vinaya, who came back to India and were rejoiced at the relaxations announced around H-1B recently, are not sure about going back to the US. Vinod would be going back to the same company he was working with before COVID-19, and, hence, he qualifies. Vinaya is a dependent. … [Read more...] about More trouble brews in US immigration, USCIS set to furlough majority workforce
Take MoEngage, for example- a mobile marketing platform which gives tech companies analytics on how they can do better and what is giving them traction. MoEnagge’s CFO Narasimha Reddy worked with founder Raviteja Dodda, even before the pandemic hit India, to figure out which sectors will be affected the worst, which countries will recover at what rate, and formulate a strategy. Some of these questions have no right answers, nevertheless, asking them at that point helped figure out a quick company-wide response. … [Read more...] about For startups, the CFO role comes of age