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New Visa Option for International RNs Responding to U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic

By Ron Hoppe | Mar 30, 2020
New Visa Option for International RNs Responding to U.S. COVID-19 Pandemic

In an effort to address the rapidly increasing shortage of medical professionals needed to care for the exploding number of coronavirus cases, the U.S. State Department announced on March 26, 2020 that RNs with an approved EB3 petition AND a priority date of January 1, 2017 or earlier, can contact the nearest U.S. Embassy and…

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

By Ron Hoppe | Mar 19, 2020
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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Preparing for Your U.S. Arrival

By Mario Nunez | Feb 19, 2020
Preparing for Your U.S. Arrival

While moving to a new country is the culmination of a dream, it can sometimes feel overwhelming due to the unknown and unexpected. If you are a nurse preparing for your move to live and work in the United States, you may have questions like the following: Will they let me in the country? Will…

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Manila U.S. Embassy and the Era of 221(g)

By Caela Rogers | Feb 10, 2020
Manila U.S. Embassy and the Era of 221(g)

If you are a nurse currently living in the Philippines with an upcoming embassy interview, then you might be affected by the 221(g) notification from the U.S. Embassy in Manila. In the past six weeks only applicants attending their embassy interviews in Manila have been issued 221(g) administrative processing notifications. Exactly What Does a 221(g)…

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2020 – The Year of Direct Hire Nurse Domination

By Ron Hoppe | Dec 31, 2019
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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4 Steps to Best Prepare for Your Video Interview

By Lauren Kelly | Nov 27, 2019
4 Steps to Best Prepare for Your Video Interview

You get a phone call or an email from a recruiter regarding a position that you applied for, but first you have to complete a video interview. It can be nerve-wracking waiting all day for this interview. You never know what the recruiter is going to ask. You begin to get anxious and nervous. Don’t…

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Preparing for the Green Card Interview

By Caela Rogers | Nov 15, 2019
Preparing for the Green Card Interview

The final step of obtaining a green card is the interview, which is scheduled by the National Visa Center (NVC) if the green card applicant is living abroad or by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) if the green card applicant is living in the United States. The interview may be months away, but knowing…

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Is Your Facility Suffering from a Recruitment Misdiagnosis?

By Ron Hoppe | Nov 12, 2019
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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What Does HealthStaff Want to See on My Resume?

By Lauren Kelly | Oct 24, 2019
What Does HealthStaff Want to See on My Resume?

Your resume is an important tool in the recruitment process. It is your chance to make a great first impression since it is the first thing the HealthStaff recruiting team will see. Your resume needs to be able to tell a short story about your career. Keep in mind that every culture is different when…

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Didn’t Land the Job? 5 Easy Steps to S.M.I.L.E Through Rejection

By Cutler Arbon | Sep 27, 2019
Didn’t Land the Job? 5 Easy Steps to S.M.I.L.E Through Rejection

You wanted the job, you prepared yourself, you probably even practiced a conversation to yourself in the mirror. But you did not get an offer. In fact, it was given to somebody else! You cannot believe it. So now what do you do? Should you give up? Should you look somewhere else? In the midst…

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