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Erik Prado

3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates
13
Jun

3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated and released its request for evidence (RFE) dataset. The additional data provides more transparency into the organization’s scrutiny of employment-based visas. The data cited is organized by fiscal year (FY). The government’s 2019 fiscal year is Oct. 1, 2018 through Sept. 30, 2019. After consulting with our affiliated...
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Foreign National Hiring Trends In The U.S.
04
Jun

Foreign National Hiring Trends In The U.S.

A larger number of companies are seeking to hire foreign talent. According to Envoy’s 2019 Immigration Trends report, 43% of employers said talent acquisition was the main reason for growth in their U.S. immigration volume. Some top reasons include: According to Envoy’s 2019 Immigration Trends report, 43% of employers said talent acquisition was the main...
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Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent
04
Jun

Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent

As the skills gap continues, companies must look for talent outside U.S. borders to fill key roles By 2020, there will be an estimated global shortage of 40 million high-skilled workers. This number is raising the eyebrows of hiring managers and C-level executives alike. Gartner Inc.’s most recent Emerging Risks Survey found that in Q4...
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Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.
06
May

Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.

According to a recent survey from Gartner, companies cited talent shortage as the biggest risk their companies were facing in Q4 2018. Compare that to Q1 2018 – companies named cloud computing and general data protection regulations as first and second overall risks, respectively. The good news is there is a solution to meet the...
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Zoom’s IPO Highlights Immigrant Founder’s Success
06
May

Zoom’s IPO Highlights Immigrant Founder’s Success

Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) went public the week of April 15, 2019 in a move that was closely watched by investors gearing up for anticipated IPOs from Lyft, Uber, Pinterest and other unicorn darlings. In the weeks following its initial public offering, the video conferencing software company has enjoyed a continued wave of...
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