WorldWide HealthStaff Solutions Blog

Immigration Process – Don’t Get Discouraged, Trust the Timing

By Tiffany Atkins | Sep 17, 2019

Recently, WorldWide HealthStaff Solutions had a visit from one of our nurse candidates who just arrived in North Carolina from the Philippines. She was preparing to begin her new career as a RN in the United States. The HealthStaff team had a Q&A with her and I had asked her the following question: “Some candidates…

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Is Premium Processing Right for Me?

By Ron Hoppe | Sep 11, 2019

Currently, when an U.S. immigration application is filed, it is taking 3-6 months for USCIS to adjudicate the case. Almost always USCIS will issue an approval notice if your case was properly filed. In some cases, USCIS may issue a Request for Evidence (RFE) seeking additional information. A question we are often asked by U.S.…

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Top 5 States in the USA to Complete Your NCLEX-RN Exam

By Mackenzie Sorensen | Sep 6, 2019

If you want to be a nurse in the United States, you will have to complete the NCLEX-RN exam. The National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN exam) has one purpose: To determine if it’s safe for you to begin practice as an entry-level nurse. It is significantly different from any test that you took in nursing school.…

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Navigating the Visa Bulletin

By Caela Rogers | Aug 30, 2019

At first glance the Visa Bulletin can be overwhelming and intimidating. It is issued every month by the Department of State. It shows which green card applications can move forward based on when the I-140 petition that starts the green card process was originally filed. Additionally, it estimates how long it will take before an…

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How Can I ROCK My Interview? (10 Simple Steps)

By Lauren Kelly | Aug 22, 2019

It’s always an exciting day when a member of our recruitment team emails a nurse candidate about an interview! It’s the first step towards achieving the American Dream. However, when the day for the interview approaches, the nerves kick in and the overwhelming thoughts start to consume our brains. “Am I good enough?” “Will they…

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WorldWide HealthStaff Solutions Recognized For Ethical Recruitment

By Tracy Drake | Jul 12, 2019

We are honored to have been recognized and certified by the Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices, a division of CGFNS International. When a healthcare staffing firm is endorsed by the Alliance for Ethical International Recruitment Practices, it benefits the staffing firm, healthcare employers, foreign-educated health professionals and patients. This is a voluntary agreement that…

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Philippines EB-3 Visa Will Become Current in July

By Tracy Drake | May 21, 2019

Excellent news for Filipino nurses! Charlie Oppenheim of the U.S. Department of State has announced that the EB-3 category for Filipino nurses and other professionals will become current in July 2019 and will stay current all summer long. During the past couple of years, the waiting time for EB-3 has shrunk from 7 years to…

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Five Nurse Staffing Challenges to Watch in 2019

By Ron Hoppe | Mar 4, 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

By Ron Hoppe | Mar 6, 2018

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?

By Ron Hoppe | Jan 17, 2018

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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