U.S. Merit-Based Immigration Legislation Coming This September

President Trump confirmed that he will be introducing the largest legislative overhaul to the U.S. immigration system in almost 60 years this September. This is following a series of proclamations that the U.S. president has signed since the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, including a temporary ban on U.S. green cards (healthcare workers are…

Read More
COVID-19 Confirms Immigrants Are Vital to the Healthcare Workforce

According to the New American Economy Research Fund, states across the country have faced critical healthcare worker shortages for years, and the coronavirus pandemic has only exacerbated these needs. In 2015, there were about 10 open healthcare jobs for every unemployed worker in the United States. By 2018, even before the current outbreak, this number…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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…

Read More
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.…

Read More
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…

Read More