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Accenture to add 15,000 jobs in US as IT majors brace for tough visa regime

Accenture said new jobs would increase company's US workforce by 30% to over 65,000 by the 2020-end

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Accenture to add 15,000 jobs in US as IT majors brace for tough visa regime

Plc said on Friday would create 15,000 "highly skilled" new in the United States, as information technology (IT) services firms brace for a more protectionist US technology program under President Donald

The company, which is domiciled in Dublin, Ireland, said the new would increase the company's US workforce by 30 per cent to more than 65,000 by the end of 2020.

has more than 394,000 employees, of which about 140,000 are in India.

services have come under the spotlight after said that his administration would focus on creating more for US workers, who had been affected by the outsourcing of abroad.

Major service companies, particularly those based in India, fly engineers to the United States using H1B visas to service clients, but some opponents argue they are misusing the program to replace US

India's software services industry is also concerned about a bill introduced in the US Congress seeking to double the salary paid to holders which would dramatically increase the costs for the employing them.

said on Friday would invest $1.4 billion to train its employees and would open 10 innovation centres in some US cities.

The company's US business accounted for 46 per cent of its total revenue for the year ended August 31.

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Accenture to add 15,000 jobs in US as IT majors brace for tough visa regime

Accenture said new jobs would increase company's US workforce by 30% to over 65,000 by the 2020-end

Accenture said new jobs would increase the company's US workforce by 30% to over 65,000 by the 2020-end

Plc said on Friday would create 15,000 "highly skilled" new in the United States, as information technology (IT) services firms brace for a more protectionist US technology program under President Donald

The company, which is domiciled in Dublin, Ireland, said the new would increase the company's US workforce by 30 per cent to more than 65,000 by the end of 2020.

has more than 394,000 employees, of which about 140,000 are in India.

services have come under the spotlight after said that his administration would focus on creating more for US workers, who had been affected by the outsourcing of abroad.

Major service companies, particularly those based in India, fly engineers to the United States using H1B visas to service clients, but some opponents argue they are misusing the program to replace US

India's software services industry is also concerned about a bill introduced in the US Congress seeking to double the salary paid to holders which would dramatically increase the costs for the employing them.

said on Friday would invest $1.4 billion to train its employees and would open 10 innovation centres in some US cities.

The company's US business accounted for 46 per cent of its total revenue for the year ended August 31.

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Accenture to add 15,000 jobs in US as IT majors brace for tough visa regime

Accenture said new jobs would increase company's US workforce by 30% to over 65,000 by the 2020-end

Plc said on Friday would create 15,000 "highly skilled" new in the United States, as information technology (IT) services firms brace for a more protectionist US technology program under President Donald

The company, which is domiciled in Dublin, Ireland, said the new would increase the company's US workforce by 30 per cent to more than 65,000 by the end of 2020.

has more than 394,000 employees, of which about 140,000 are in India.

services have come under the spotlight after said that his administration would focus on creating more for US workers, who had been affected by the outsourcing of abroad.

Major service companies, particularly those based in India, fly engineers to the United States using H1B visas to service clients, but some opponents argue they are misusing the program to replace US

India's software services industry is also concerned about a bill introduced in the US Congress seeking to double the salary paid to holders which would dramatically increase the costs for the employing them.

said on Friday would invest $1.4 billion to train its employees and would open 10 innovation centres in some US cities.

The company's US business accounted for 46 per cent of its total revenue for the year ended August 31.

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