Let me answer it right away. NO. Just look at some of the headlines from news sources in beginning of this year: India banks plan recruitment spree (FT February 7 2010) TCS to employ 30,000 more (Rediff.com February 12, 2010) Infosys to recruit 15,000 (Rediff.com February 12, 2010) Deloitte to hire 12,000 (Rediff.com February 12, 2010) Got the picture? Everyone is hiring in India, particularly IT and financial companies. If you are recruiter at a small or medium sized company, things are only going to get worse as far as finding right talent is concerned. Talent is the commodity that

Homepreneur is a made up name that doesn’t exist in Wikipedia, yet there are 2.9 million Homepreneurs currently contributing £300bn to the UK economy. Impressive numbers when you stop and think about it. Not only do we (Homepreneurs) spend £40bn in the local economies in which we live, mine at Costa, we earn more per hour than those with “proper” jobs. We must be saving the environment too as we’re not commuting. What’s not to like? 1 in 7 of the UK’s working population is Self employed the highest % registered at any point in the past 40 years. Why