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India’s E-Visa Program Expands

Over the last few years, the Government of India has been updating and expanding its electronic visa (e-Visa) program. This visa is for foreign nationals wanting to visit India for the sole purpose of recreation or sightseeing; casual visiting with

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Living and Working in India

Foreign nationals enjoy India’s low cost of living, favorable work-life balance and the opportunity to gain new skills. By Mary Anne Thompson, founder and president, Goinglobal, Inc. Most foreigners enjoy India’s lower cost of living and appreciate the favorable work-life

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Employment Outlook: India

Despite ongoing challenges, India is still hiring more than any other Southeast Asian country across a variety of job sectors. India is a bright spot in the global economy, with its burgeoning middle class, growing consumer markets, and large English-speaking population.

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Asia Expected to See Highest Real Wage Growth in 2017

According to HRM Asia, Asia is expected to see the highest real wage growth increase in 2017. In case you’re unsure what ‘real wage’ is, it refers to wages that are adjusted for inflation.

Globally, the real wage increases are forecast at 2.3%, a slight decrease from last year’s reported prediction of 2.7%. While real wages in Asia are forecast to increase by 4.3%, the highest globally.

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Employment Outlook: Mumbai

Home to 21 million people, Mumbai is one of the most populous urban areas in the world. It’s known as the ‘Gateway to India’ and the commercial capital of the country, boasting its most international economy.

Despite its challenges with the weakened rupee, skills and talent shortages, and a slowly developing infrastructure, Mumbai is one of the world’s fastest growing economies with steady hiring and projections showing a continuation of the trend for years to come.

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