Erik Prado

  • An Introduction to PERM Recruitment

    An Introduction to PERM Recruitment

    The PERM recruitment process is the first step in ensuring a streamlined experience for foreign talent. This blog provides a high-level overview of PERM recruitment and how employers can navigate it.

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  • Examining The UK’s New Points-Based Immigration System

    Examining The UK’s New Points-Based Immigration System

    The U.K. is moving forward with its plan to implement a points-based immigration system. Home Secretary Priti Patel said this new points-based immigration system would be implemented on Jan. 1, 2021.

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  • Universities and Businesses Appeal to Political Leaders for Immigration Reform

    Universities and Businesses Appeal to Political Leaders for Immigration Reform

    University leaders and CEOs from America’s most well-known companies are appealing to political leaders for immigration reform In the fall of 2019, Fuqua School of Business Dean Bill Boulding...

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  • Immigration Policy and Current Adjudication Standards Create Challenges for Employers

    Immigration Policy and Current Adjudication Standards Create Challenges for Employers

    Current adjudication standards pose new and continuing challenges to employers seeking to hire foreign national employees.

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  • The Demand for Global Talent: Findings from Envoy Global’s 2020 Immigration Trends Report

    The Demand for Global Talent: Findings from Envoy Global’s 2020 Immigration Trends Report

    Companies are using immigration to address skills gaps in a tight labor market and foster a diverse workforce.

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  • Request for Evidence Rate Update for Q1 2020

    Request for Evidence Rate Update for Q1 2020

    Request for evidence (RFE) rates increased in Q1 of Fiscal Year 2020, according to new data released by USCIS.

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  • The 12 Fastest Growing Cities According to Labor Condition Application Data

    The 12 Fastest Growing Cities According to Labor Condition Application Data

    A look at how Envoy INSIGHTS used labor condition application filing data to pinpoint the fast growing cities in the U.S.  Publicly available immigration data from the U.S. government is helpful...

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  • Three Pioneering Immigrants in Healthcare

    Three Pioneering Immigrants in Healthcare

    Immigrants have had a large impact in multiple industries, one of the most important being healthcare On an economic scale, immigrant households contribute approximately $405 billion in local,...

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  • Understanding Brexit’s Impact on Global Mobility

    Understanding Brexit’s Impact on Global Mobility

    The United Kingdom is set to leave the European Union on January 31, 2020. Here’s a look back at how Brexit came to be and what’s next.

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  • Two-Way Talent: What it is and why it matters

    Two-Way Talent: What it is and why it matters

    Two-way talent flow projects to become a staple of the modern workplace in 2020 Millennials are often on the receiving end of blame for ending long-standing trends. According to countless listicle...

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  • The Importance of Global Talent and Organizational Diversity

    The Importance of Global Talent and Organizational Diversity

    Diversity should always be a high priority for human resources teams, regardless of company size Employees and prospective hires are placing an emphasis on the need for organizational diversity in...

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  • Four Strategic Imperatives HR Can Take to Boost Talent Competitiveness

    Four Strategic Imperatives HR Can Take to Boost Talent Competitiveness

    Here are four strategic actions human resources professionals can implement in 2020 Global talent is imperative to the success of U.S. companies and the competitiveness of America’s innovation...

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  • Employers Seek Better Way to Manage Internal Immigration Processes Amid Increased Government Scrutiny

    Employers Seek Better Way to Manage Internal Immigration Processes Amid Increased Government Scrutiny

    Organizations recognize that any issues with their internal immigration processes negatively impacts their employee’s experience, which in turn impacts the company’s ability to hire and retain...

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  • Four Fintech Startups Led by Immigrant CEOs or Founders

    Four Fintech Startups Led by Immigrant CEOs or Founders

    Meet the founders behind the companies shaping today’s fintech industry Fintech has become a booming industry, pushing established financial institutions to adapt to changing consumer desires and...

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  • The ‘Heartland Visa’: A Potential Solution To Solve Skills Gaps in the Midwest

    The ‘Heartland Visa’: A Potential Solution To Solve Skills Gaps in the Midwest

    A look at the visa concept that could help revitalize some of America’s less populous regions In April 2019, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) released a report detailing steps the U.S. can take...

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  • Meet the Female Entrepreneurs Behind Three Successful Businesses

    Meet the Female Entrepreneurs Behind Three Successful Businesses

    The number of female entrepreneurs launching successful businesses is on the rise. Most noteworthy is the increasing number of female entrepreneurs who are also immigrants. A new study from the...

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  • How Canada Is Welcoming 1,000,000 Immigrants by 2021

    How Canada Is Welcoming 1,000,000 Immigrants by 2021

    The employment-based immigration systems of the U.S. and Canada is a clear example of polarizing ideologies. At the beginning of 2019, the Canadian government unveiled its goal of attracting 1...

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  • 3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

    3 Takeaways From Updated USCIS RFE Rates

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has updated and released its request for evidence (RFE) dataset. The additional data provides more transparency into the organization’s scrutiny...

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  • Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent

    Tackling the Skills Gap with Foreign Talent

    As the skills gap continues, companies must look for talent outside U.S. borders to fill key roles By 2020, there will be an estimated global shortage of 40 million high-skilled workers. This...

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  • Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.

    Talent shortage is now the top concern among global organizations.

    According to a recent survey from Gartner, companies cited talent shortage as the biggest risk their companies were facing in Q4 2018. Compare that to Q1 2018 – companies named cloud computing and...

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