Citing the bottom line, Reuters is increasing its staff in the Southern Indian city of Bangalore from 350 to almost 1,500. They aren’t all positions that journalists can fill, however. If you are a bean-counter, you may just be the ticket. But be aware that they are being flooded by qualified applicants. So, the competition is pretty fierce.
“But this is payback time for centuries of colonisation. Britain occupied India, imposed the English language and left the country significantly poorer, so that 200 years later it is cheaper to get Indians to compile our crosswords and review the new Dido album.”
Read the rest of John O’Farrell’s tongue-in-cheek column in The Guardian.