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Who said that ? Recruitment is totally requirement driven. One can understand , why people living in UK(or born) for long period are preferred. Its not about supriority. But about awareness about local terms,limbo. I can see how my manager(british) stuggle to understand what I'm(non-british) saying or vice-versa.maheshrvce wrote: Dude if you are working for a big company which is known all over the world and u know what u have done then obviously u have an edge over an uk born/uk educated guy who is working for some not very well known company.
I did say " Unless you have a niche skill these are difficult times. ". Obviously you can also hear and believe what you choose to hear and believe. I have been in the Uk for around 4 years so I do believe I do know when things are bad. Can I also add things took a bad turn only from the first week of September first with Zoom airlines going bust, then travel firm XL, then with Lehmans and then with HBOS merging with Lloyds TSB. Anybody reading the news would know that with Lehmans 5000 jobs in London have gone down the drain and with HBOS merging with Lloyds around 40,000 jobs all over the UK gone down. Obviosuly not all jobs in IT. However can I also say Barclays and 2 other banks have a recruitement freeze for IT, some of the banks have terminated several IT contracting jobs. BA downsized few weeks back and around 700 IT jobs have been cut (some of it with an indian company). As I said earlier you can choose to hear and believe what you want to and hence make your own decisions.....molsang wrote:Guys, IT Job market is not so bad for Oracle DBAs. My friend got a Permanent Job Offer on Aug (video conferencing f2f) end from India and flown to Scotland n Sep 2nd week.
My another friend who is in UK and of same skill set got a contract job in 1st week of Sep. I am currently in USA and posted my resume to jobsites and applied to few jobs to check my CV standard. I got two 1st round telephonic interview calls from direct client. And both are asking me to come UK for f2f 2nd round interviews. Direct Employers bother to call US even I applied casually.
What all these means? Is IT Job market really too bad ?