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US most popular destination for Indian jobseekers: Report

India outsourced its talent mainly from United States (17 per cent), along with UAE (17 per cent), followed by Great Britain (5 per cent), Canada (5 per cent), and Singapore (4 per cent)

By: Careers Desk | New Delhi | November 24, 2020 6:03:14 pm
jobs 1200United States becomes the most sought after destination for Indian jobseekers, with 43 per cent of them looking for opportunities there. Representational image/ gettyimages.in

Following the unlockdown, as the economic activity is slowly resumed across the globe, the United States becomes the most sought after destination for Indian jobseekers, with 43 per cent of them looking for opportunities there, the data by job searching site Indeed revealed.

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Canada appears to be the second choice for job seekers in the country, followed by Great Britain (17 per cent), UAE (10 per cent), Australia (3 per cent), while Singapore has only 2 per cent job searches. “India also leads amongst these countries searching for jobs in the US, followed by Canada (8 per cent), Puerto Rico (7 per cent), Great Britain (6 per cent) and Mexico (5 per cent),” the report mentioned.

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While, India outsourced its talent mainly from the United States (17 per cent), along with UAE (17 per cent), followed by Great Britain (5 per cent), Canada (5 per cent) and Singapore (4 per cent).

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Also, search activity for jobs in the United States was highest in 2018, peaking at 72 per cent in December. “Comparisons show a 63 per cent decline in searches in December 2019 over the same month in the previous year. While overall search momentum was lowest in 2020, behaviour shows a 44 per cent increase in search activity in October over the same month in the previous year,” the report stated.

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India is the leading exporter of tech skills in the IT and software industries. The most searched jobs are full stack developer (3 per cent), java developer (2.5 per cent), development ops engineer (2 per cent), software engineer (2 per cent) and front end developer (2 per cent).

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