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Bhutan: testing English language skills

Categories: South Asia, Bhutan, Development, Economics & Business, Education, Labor

South Asia Biz reports [1] that a Bhutanese IT company failed to recruit required 80 people because only 39 out of almost 500 applied could pass the recruitment test, The test was mainly concentrated on English language skills. The firm dismissed the candidates’ accusation that the test was tough quoting the need of world class standard employees to get a ‘medical transcription’ outsourcing contract.