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The Truth about Randy Altschuler's OfficeTiger

Altschuler may be “offended” by increased scrutiny on his outsourcing past, but the middle class families he put out of work deserve much more than his feigned outrage.

When it comes to American jobs, actions speak louder than words. I’ve fought to save thousands of Long Island jobs at places such as Brookhaven National Laboratory and Gabreski Airport, and while Randy Altschuler is “offended” by criticism of his creation and leadership of OfficeTiger, it is important for voters to know Altschuler’s record of outsourcing American jobs. 

Altschuler seized every opportunity he could to brag about his outsourcing prowess and even accepted an award for leading the outsourcing of American jobs. Don’t just take my word for it, read about OfficeTiger yourself.

OfficeTiger referred to itself as “The next-generation of outsourcing,” on its website. [Source]

From the OfficeTiger homepage (in 2005): “OfficeTiger’s vision is to change the way the world does business by leading the new generation of industry-focused, judgment-based Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) solutions. Our mission is to be the best and largest diversified industry-focused BPO services provider, both onsite and offshore, offered from anywhere in the world, on the bedrock of our four business process outsourcing principles: Meritocracy, Integrity, Accountability, Commitment to our clients.” [Source]

OfficeTiger co-founder and co-CEO Joseph Sigelman said he hoped to lead the move of white-collar jobs from the U.S. [Source]

In a letter Altschuler wrote for Princeton publication Major Choices, he called OfficeTiger “One of the earliest companies providing high-end outsourcing services in India to major American and European companies.” [Source]

In 2005, Altschuler accepted an award on behalf of OfficeTiger saying, “It is so great being recognized for the innovation we bring to front line professional outsourced services. Over the years the outsourcing market has evolved greatly. As it continues to evolve, we look forward to providing our clients with more brainpower, deeper thought, and judgment-dependent analysis very few providers can match.” [Source]

The Financial Times said business is “roaring” at OfficeTiger in an article publicized by OfficeTiger itself. [Source]

The Financial Times said OfficeTiger’s merger with R.R. Donnelley would create a BPO “Beast.” [Source]

The Economic Times also highlighted OfficeTiger’s role in outsourcing. [Source]

This is typical Randy Altschuler. A few years ago, he was quick to brag about his success in moving American jobs to India. Now that he is running for office, he’s doing everything he can to hide his disastrous record on jobs—showing once again, he will say or do anything for a vote. Altschuler may be “offended” by increased scrutiny on his outsourcing past, but the middle class families he put out of work deserve much more than his feigned outrage. 

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Jaguar-Guy September 21, 2012 at 11:10 AM
Willard's taxes are THE issue. What a bunch of Lemming Lackie Lap-Dogs you all are - WOOF !! America is being attacked and Obama is dancing in Vegas with Beyonce. Surely you see nothing wrong with that, and that they're might be something more important for Obama to be doing than fund-raise and meet with Pirates - arrgh matey !!!! Nero fiddles while Rome burns. Oh, and nice job Mr. President OUTSOURCING the defense of our Embassy to a bunch of wussies with rubber-bullets that ran away and told the mob where all the Americans were hiding. Obama has blood on his hands for this one folks - weak, very weak. And now, Hillary is proposing giving More and More Billions to Libya and Egypt ??!! WTF !!!???? - Not my Dollars thank you. Obama, Bishop, Pelosi and Reid and the rest of the Wealth - Redistributions Idealoges must go.
Living in Brookhaven September 21, 2012 at 11:33 AM
Mr. Bishop- For years Ive watched you stand up for veterans rights and benefits. That is very noble, I fear that I know the reasons why though. Id like to hear what you plan on doing about reigning in the crazy school taxes we pay on LI? You havent touched this runaway train since I could remember and as of this tax bill I pay 65% of my taxes to a school that I do not send kids to. When are you going to put your foot down and fight for the average LI worker like you spend so much time fighting for vets benefits. You could be the champion of a much larger group of voters...
Fred 'n Freeda September 21, 2012 at 11:38 AM
School taxes are the result of specific budgets set by elected school board officials and not the Federal government, Brookhaven. Short of "sending money" to each school, the cost of your local schools is managed locally. I hope you're as worried as we are about the cuts in Romney's budget to VA benefit programs. They're enormous. Please get the word out to your area vets and Legion members. We must write our representatives and turn this around or we all lose.
Meadow Lane September 21, 2012 at 11:42 AM
"Romney Under Water" per NBC - WSJ - Marist Poll After last week's expose' of Romney's plans for the mega-rich, his numbers took a hit. A plurality of likely voters view Romney in a negative light in all three states surveyed. In Colorado, it’s 43 percent favorable to 50 percent unfavorable; In Iowa, it’s 42 percent to 50 percent; In Wisconsin, it’s 43 percent to 46 percent. By contrast, out of last week’s polls in Florida, Ohio and Virginia, just one of them – Ohio – found Romney’s favorable/unfavorable rating under water. Meanwhile, Obama’s favorable/unfavorable scores: In Colorado (51 percent to 45 percent); In Iowa (53 percent to 42 percent); In Wisconsin (51 percent to 44 percent); All above water. In Republican running mate Paul Ryan’s home state of Wisconsin, his favorable/unfavorable score among likely voters is 49 percent to 40 percent (versus 51 percent to 44 percent for Obama, 43 percent to 46 percent for Romney, and 42 percent to 45 percent for Vice President Joe Biden). In Wisconsin’s competitive Senate contest, Democrat Tammy Baldwin gets support from 48 percent of likely voters, and Republican Tommy Thompson gets 46 percent. Obama is ahead among independents in all three states – by 1 point in Wisconsin, 10 points in Iowa and 11 points in Colorado. And there’s a significant gender gap in these three states, with the president up by double digits among women and with Romney slightly ahead among men.
Hazel Wilkonson the First September 21, 2012 at 12:08 PM
Tim Bishop has nothing to do with your school taxes.
wildman September 21, 2012 at 12:32 PM
The Keystone Cops , formerly known as the Obama Administration , are a total embarrassment on Libya...do these guys even have a clue as to who is saying what ?? And nice to see it takes Univision to finally asked O some real questions, not what's on your ipod or favorite ice cream... And Meadow, go to Unskewed Poll if you want a real poll...Romney up 10% this morning....
George September 21, 2012 at 01:02 PM
You can talk to me for half the going rate, cash only please, and let's do it discreetely, I do not want the IRS to... you know.
forward thinking September 21, 2012 at 01:18 PM
all the "poll'ees" were on the soc service lines hmmmm
Tom Calabrese September 21, 2012 at 01:47 PM
Bishop has a very poor record. He was in charge of Southampton College when it had to close for financial reasons. Bishop had his daughters' college eductaion paid for by friends. Only a congressman could have this kind of a find. Bishop has funneled a few hundred thousands dollars to the consulting firm his daughter works for. Bishop interceded for another business and got a $10,000 campaign contribution in return. Bishops votes with Nancy Pelosi 98% of the time. Like Pelosi did he read the health care bill before he voted for it? Pelsoi didn't. She said there would be time to read it later. Bet they still haven't read it.
Vito September 21, 2012 at 03:19 PM
I can't help but wonder how many that have written to complain about outsourcing shop at discount stores or drive foreign made cars. While there are few "American" options left, over the past few decades we all voted on this issue with our pocketbooks and wallets. Did all of those complainers shop strictly American or were they lured by cheaper goods and services? If, as is the case for most of us, they fit in the latter category it is hypocritical to take any candidate to task for making the same dollar based decisions most of us have also been making in our personal lives. In other words, stop being hypocrites.
forward thinking September 21, 2012 at 05:19 PM
mr v - sooooo true ... since we seem hell bent on foreign aid we should be as hell bent on import taxes to sup[poprt the froeign aid... . when was the last time you heard a friend, or anybody here want to ans. phones for customer service... it is easier and they get more "freeloading" riding on our taxpaying backs...want to save mega bucks pull medical, paid vacation from elected officials ...
Peggy Richards September 21, 2012 at 06:50 PM
It didn't happen the way it is reported here. Tim Bishop is far from a crook. He is one of the most caring and considerate people in office. Altschuler is also lying about the amount of money Bishop paid his daughter to manage his campaign. He pulled a number out of his a** to make it look bad. If his daughter was the lowest bidder - he had a responsibility to use her! And politicians often work with family members - it is NOT a crime. Even if you feel it might be shady - it was not found to be illegal.
Peggy Richards September 21, 2012 at 06:52 PM
Altschuler like Romney has residency issues.
Peggy Richards September 21, 2012 at 07:04 PM
and you are rather selfish if you don't think being a part of a community is supporting the education of all even if YOU personally don't have kids. do you want them uneducated and on the streets? don't think you would want to live there then - hm, a Catch-22?
Peggy Richards September 21, 2012 at 07:05 PM
My sister has worked for YEARS in the USA as a telephone representative.
Erin Schultz September 21, 2012 at 07:38 PM
Stephen Husak said on North Fork Patch Facebook: "Funny how they always leave out his other company. Bishop lost my vote when he hired a liason to help illegal aliens. I crossed lines once to often for this thief. How about Tim remembers all the small business people who have to fight against companies that hire illegals every day."
Argile September 21, 2012 at 07:44 PM
Yet Tim Bishop get's campaign funds from the Teachers union. Why would a "teachers union" support a politician if the politician has nothing to do with school taxes? Hmmm...
Sean Fink September 21, 2012 at 07:53 PM
I am a union member and always brought unionmade american cars, But i have to agree with Vito, all i see on union jobs is union members buying cheaper made foreign cars. What gives? I guess greed. We make nothing here anymore. Very sad. I work hard like most but this time around i am voting differently. Lets vote for a tax cutter and someone that cuts red tape for businesses. I dont know about you but i want to work for someone that has money. I dont want to worry about getting paid.
forward thinking September 21, 2012 at 09:50 PM
yes and for that she should be applauded... there was also a time when (bell tel) allowed "operators to but stock... now you call verizon tec/ service and you get india, phillip., south america ...
Stinker September 22, 2012 at 09:33 AM
Hahahahaha, the returns have been released Gramp, East Hampton Retiree, Fred n Freeda, John, John, Peter, Rick. Now what? Mitt paid more in charitable contributions last year than Barry Sotero, VP Burden and every Democratic member of congress combined! That was your issue folks. Now if you were a real living breathing human being you would be upset at being played for a fool by the media and spouting it up here for weeks. But we know that you're not...a living breathing human being, that is. You got played like suckas.
Stinker September 22, 2012 at 09:33 AM
Hahahahaha, the returns have been released Gramp, East Hampton Retiree, Fred n Freeda, John, John, Peter, Rick. Now what? Mitt paid more in charitable contributions last year than Barry Sotero, VP Burden and every Democratic member of congress combined! That was your issue folks. Now if you were a real living breathing human being you would be upset at being played for a fool by the media and spouting it up here for weeks. But we know that you're not...a living breathing human being, that is. You got played like suckas.
forward thinking September 22, 2012 at 12:59 PM
now - now it should have been more - so i too can ride the freedom train -- oh wait hmmmm then my taxes will be removed from the rolls -- i guess mitt will have to pony up more... i hope this does not make me a dem...
Stinker September 22, 2012 at 01:42 PM
The Truth about ''The Truth About Randy Altschuler's Office Tiger''. This is all Bishiop has after all of those years in office and it is a sad crescendo to an otherwise completely average career. Thus, we get this article which is the verbal equivalent of ''Hey, er, look over there, what's that" as everyone looks away from the 9000lb gorilla in the room which is the congressional record. Now you know the Truth about ''The Truth About Randy Altschuler's Office Tiger''. Fortunately for Tim, he has never build anything or created anything else I'm sure we could find....oh, no wait. He actually didn't build anything but he was put in charge of something that everyone else built with taxpayer money that was a thriving college on some of the most valuable property on the east end....''Oh hey what's that over there....look, away from the record...."
Thurm September 23, 2012 at 02:15 AM
Outsourcer, Tim Bishop the real story. He spent billions in taxpayer dollars that created jobs overseas. Here are the irrefutable details. http://www.independentsentinel.com/2012/09/outsourcer-congressman-tim-bishop/
n.mcgrath September 23, 2012 at 02:28 AM
Thank you EAST END FARMER FOR YOUR SERVICE. I wish the republicans would have not been obstructionists just once to pass the vet. bill before the election.Sad really.
Thurm September 23, 2012 at 02:30 PM
Bishop outsourced our children's money to workers in foreign countries. "The “American Recovery Act” exposes Bishop and his fellow legislators as clueless. Recalling they voted almost one trillion of our dollars to create an economic “Stimulus”, it’s critical to consider the following: All those “shovel ready” jobs touted by Congressman Bishop proved to be (according to Mr. Obama himself) “not as shovel ready as we expected.” Apparently China and Spain had no such problem putting our dough right to work. Roughly 40% of the money used in this “Stimulus” had to be borrowed. China, a major holder of our debt, is now getting interest on taxpayer money, being put in the pockets of Chinese breadwinners. Because there is no plan to pay back any of this loan, our children and grandchildren will continue paying credit-card-like, interest only, on cash used to create jobs in rival economies." http://www.independentsentinel.com/2012/09/outsourcer-congressman-tim-bishop/
ArnoldZiffel September 28, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Bishop needs to be outsourced.
BOB October 05, 2012 at 05:03 PM
WHY NOT DUMP BOTH OF THEM AND VOTE FOR RICK WHITT
ARice October 18, 2012 at 03:31 PM
nice great post Blows all the Sorro's monkeys out of the water.
ARice October 18, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Nobody is cutting off your VA benefits Stop the lies. Democrats put in a poison pill in the bill by not allowing amendments so it would not violate the budget control act. Dems set up a show vote so people like you could go on these posts and conflate all the issues. I billion dollar cost would of grown the bureaucracy and done very little to help Veterans get a job. There are already 6 jobs programs for veterans if those need to be tweaked lets look at that. How is not commenting on legislation in the Senate some sort of a indictment of Randy? You paint with a broad brush. I hate these smears by insinuation. http://paulryan.house.gov/issues/issue/?IssueID=12226 P.S. I am a veteran too so thank you for your service but you don't get a pass for lying. Since we both took an oath and wore the uniform than I would think you would be a bit more concerned for the future of our country. Don't support tax and spend democrats that put up poison pill legislation just so they can rope you into a talking point. (assuming you really are a veteran and not just some sorosbot pretending to be a veteran. Korean war huh? If you were 20 at the end of the Hostilities in 1953 that would make you about 79 right? How was your potato crop this year? Any problems with blight?)

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