Necessity is the Mother of Recruitment Innovation

I am still amazed at how in the matter of a few weeks, we went from record low unemployment to all-time record high unemployment insurance claims. I am also amazed at how in two- or three-months employers went from struggling to fill many types of positions to unprecedented layoffs. The lasting effects of the coronavirus…

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Direct Hire Nurse Recruitment in the Era of Coronavirus (COVID-19)

With the continuing rise in the number of coronavirus cases across the United States and many other countries, the conversation is increasingly turning to an anticipated shortage of hospital beds and hospital equipment. A Harvard University study shows that if 50% of all currently occupied hospital beds were emptied and sizable percentages of Americans were…

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2020 – The Year of Direct Hire Nurse Domination

2020 could very well be the year of direct hire nurse domination. If there was only one thing for international nurses to take away from 2019, it was being reminded time and time again that all job offers are not created equal. Many nurse applicants who had staffing agency and travel nurse companies file their…

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Is Your Facility Suffering from a Recruitment Misdiagnosis?

Diagnosing a patient for a certain condition and treating them accordingly when the diagnosis is wrong to begin with, won’t achieve the desired treatment outcome. In fact, it might even be catastrophic. The same is true in the recruitment industry. Every day talent acquisition leaders are monitoring symptoms such as chronic vacancies, increasing reliance on…

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Is Premium Processing Right For Me

Currently, when a U.S. immigration application is filed, it is taking 4-6 months for USCIS to complete an initial adjudication of the case. Almost always USCIS will issue an approval notice when a case was properly filed. In some cases, USCIS may issue a Request for Evidence (RFE) seeking additional information. A question we are…

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Five Nurse Staffing Challenges to Watch in 2019

The U.S. nursing shortage is having an immense impact on the medical field. But what’s causing the disparity between available jobs and qualified nurses in the U.S.? WorldWide HealthStaff Solutions has been helping hospitals and healthcare employers hire qualified international nurses for over 20 years, and we understand the underlying issues that contribute to this staffing shortage.…

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DACA Deadline May Be Obsolete, but Uncertainty Is Increasing For Dreamers

The original date the Trump administration set for the expiration of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was March 5th, 2018. However, legal challenges and congressional inaction have delayed the end of the program, but it has not brought any relief to the nearly 800,000 Dreamers, the immigrants who are currently shielded from…

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What If the Nursing Shortage Is Not a Recruitment Issue?

Healthcare employers are confronted by an increasing shortage of experienced RNs. Recruiters, Talent Acquisition and HR professionals are using more sophisticated recruitment tactics and technology, investing more resources than ever before and yet desired outcomes are not being achieved. Even worse, most recruitment results in qualified applicants simply moving between employers to cash in on…

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USCIS Puts American Workers First

The USCIS has announced when making site visits to H-1B petitioners and the worksites of H-1B employees they will focus on: • Validating employer business information;• Ratio of H-1B workers as compared to U.S. workers; and• Employers with H-1B workers working off-site at another company or location. The intention is to identify employers who are…

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