Immigration Blog

3 Insights Into Onboarding Sponsored Employees

By |August 23, 2016|

Although onboarding is a crucial step in hiring, most expats have varied experiences when it comes to timing and process. In Global Talent Perspectives 2016, a survey VISANOW conducted in partnership with Harris Poll, 700 visa and green card holders told us what it’s really like to start a new job in the United States as a sponsored employee.

Select Green Card Priority Dates Pushed Back 6 Years

By |August 22, 2016|

If you are sponsoring an Indian or Chinese national via the EB-1 preference green card category, please note that the priority dates have retrogressed approximately six years.

Found the perfect candidate? Here are two ways to attract global talent

By |August 18, 2016|

Far from being reactive, establishing a green card policy or an immigration-related perk package at your company immediately makes you more desirable as an employer for top international talent. In fact, we interviewed 700 visa and green card holders (in partnership with Harris Poll) for our Global Talent Perspectives 2016 report — and  their answers will help you create an employer value proposition that makes you stand out to high-skilled employees from all over the world.

Master social media recruiting with these 4 tips

By |August 16, 2016|

By: Mariah Suddarth

The year 2016 has welcomed another wave of awesome social media growth.

With the introduction of new, niche platforms; social listening and automation software; and smart interface mechanisms, most companies are adopting social media into their daily strategy from the top down. Marketing, public relations, tech, sales and even C-suite leadership have jumped on the hashtag bandwagon.

The presidential election’s impact on HR

By |August 15, 2016|

As you weigh the pros and cons of each presidential candidate against your own personal beliefs and values, don’t forget to consider how each nominee could impact your role in HR and how your department operates within your organization.

3 ways to build a strong orientation program for expats

By |August 12, 2016|

New employees always show up for their first day of work feeling both excited and nervous. They will have straightforward questions about benefits and company processes. But they’re wondering tougher questions, too:

Will my boss like me? Will I make new friends? Will this big upheaval in my life be worth it?

September 2016 Visa Bulletin update

By |August 10, 2016|

Learn whether your priority date is current (meaning you are closer to receiving a green card) in the latest Visa Bulletin. The U.S. Department of State has released the September 2016 edition. Get a rundown on how to read the charts in Introducing the New Visa Bulletin.

Considering moving to another country if your candidate loses?

By |August 5, 2016|

Every presidential election cycle, the topic of an unfavorable candidate becoming the next U.S. leader prompts people across party lines to declare that they’d move to another country.

Sourcing Expats: Insights for a global talent acquisition strategy

By |August 3, 2016|

When recruiting expats, your sourcing strategy shouldn’t be one-size-fits-all.

What you need to know before recruiting in India

By |August 2, 2016|

It’s no secret that finding top talent is tough. A recent study from LinkedIn, India Recruiting Trends 2016, showed an increase in the gap between hiring volume and budget – 13 percent in 2015 compared to 7 percent in 2014. And with the persistent skills gap at organizations in the United States, it’s more important than ever to develop a sourcing strategy that’s as effective as possible.