Immigration Strategy

How to Know if You are Cap-Exempt From H-1B Lottery

Who qualifies as Cap exempt in the H-1B lottery? We aim to clarify who and who doesn’t qualify for the H-1B lottery and how to how your organization might be able to create a more predictable talent funnel. As the number of applicants for H-1B lottery increases, finding alternative immigration strategies to fill talent gaps becomes increasingly important for growing teams. 

Read Story

Recruiting an H-1B Employee?  3 Things to Know About Start Dates during the H-1B Transfer Process

When can an international candidate start? Or how soon can she start working with us is among the most common questions we receive when working with HR and Talent teams. The answer is a little more complicated than determining a date for non-visa counterparts. We explore a few scenarios for visa and non-visa holders and recommended start dates.

Read Story

A to Z Guide for Aligning Immigration and People Operations

An HR guide for measuring immigration programs and helping People teams to benchmark their immigration function.

Read Story

Immigration Training for Recruiters

Out on the front lines in the "war" for talent, recruiters play a critical role in accelerating growth and mitigating risk for organizations looking to hire technical talent. Considering some of the macro and micro factors influencing the STEM talent market and the competitiveness felt by organizations hiring in this climate, we unpack a few strategies for ensuring greater alignment across the organization.

Read Story

Immigration Training for HR, Hiring Managers, and Leadership

Developing a holistic immigration policy and investing in your team's ability to execute this function is core to maintaining a successful and diverse talent acquisition strategy today. While many employers might view this as a somewhat siloed function, we share why taking a multi-faceted approach to policy and subsequent training are the key to realizing a greater return on your strategic immigration efforts.

Read Story

Forecasting Immigration Spend Without a Crystal Ball

Immigration forecasting despite being hugely important has traditionally been very time-consuming and sporadic leading many organizations to either bypass the exercise altogether or hastily create an imprecise forecast. In the wake of the public health and economic shocks of 2020, we unpack our 5-step method to creating more accurate and actionable forecasts for your business.

Read Story