Rajagopal Baladhandapani Kumareswaran aka Raju broke into a cold sweat.
Absolutely everything that meant anything to him now revolved around that one word: “Go.”
He had been a brilliant programmer during his brief professional career in India spanning all of three years. So when a friend’s friend mentioned him to a friend, Raju found himself faced with an opportunity to work in the United States.
But he didn’t speak English. In fact, even his Tamil wasn't as good as his Java. But that would not be a problem, he learned. All he had to do was find someone who could take a Skype interview on his behalf.
And he did. It took ten thousand rupees payable in cash to a technically sound professional interviewee bearing a vague likeness to him, an internet connection, a...
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