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

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)

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

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

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

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?

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?

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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