Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Boomerang professionals

Nickname used to describe US managers of Indian origin who are asked to go back to India to work as an expat in their home country after having earned their stripes at a Western company.

It seems there is a hugh demand for ambitious global managers in India. Indian recruiters from prestigious search firms are looking for expatriate talent. A word of warning though: to flourish as a foreigner in India, "your really have to be psyched for it; it is a love-hate place," says a Goldman Sachs topmanager stationed in India.