Are security fears driving jobs back to the US? Maybe, but while demand for cybersecurity specialists in the US is increasing exponentially, potential skills gaps could mean significant opportunities for nearshore providers. Barriers remain, however.
The dollar is strong, and most of the other currencies in the Americas are weak by comparison. Given this, many are wondering if now is the time to sign new or long-term service contracts. Nearshore Americas looks at five countries where nearshore outsourcers may benefit from falling currencies.
Getting to grips with the legal requirements in terms of layoffs can be tricky, even more so in a foreign country. Nearshore Americas unpacks four things you need to know before laying off employees or contractors in Latin America.
Lawyer and author Caroline Doherty de Novoa moved from London to Bogotá with her Colombian husband, Juan. In the second of our new Voyagers segment, Caroline muses on her experiences across cultures, how that has informed her writing and the similarities and differences between the UK, Northern Ireland and Colombia.