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H-1B Visa Program: Stealer Of American Jobs Or Tech Shortage Solution?

VisaCongress has recently introduced legislation in hopes of overhauling the H-1B Visa process, shining a light on the long-standing program and creating a major disconnect between U.S. employers and U.S. employees. Tech companies are on one side of the H-1B discussion, insisting there's a real and significant shortage of technical talent. However, on the flip side, many American programmers and developers maintain that H-1B visa workers are stealing their jobs. Naturally, one might wonder, can both arguments be true at the same time? 

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by Ovrille Gonsalves  | 

JVT's Take on the Learning and Development Staffing Model

L&D Staffing ModelAfter years of working in recruiting and staffing, I recently began to explore the world of Learning and Development (L&D). Quite frankly, I love the career shift of my new chosen field. It's been an eye-opening experience seeing the passion of L&D professionals as well as their dedication to their craft as they certify and educate themselves to educate others. 

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by Ryan Ewing  | 

LinkedIn: What Recruiters Want To See On Your Page

LinkedInLinkedIn is a proven resource for recruiters filtering through the masses to pinpoint diamond-in-the-rough talent for their job opportunities. Beyond sourcing new candidates, recruiters are also leveraging this social media powerhouse to vet candidates already working through the hiring process as well.

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by Blain Poulin  | 

6 Tips To Optimize Your Resume

Resume TipsReady to begin your job hunt? Often, a successful search starts with an updated resume. No matter how fast and far the job search landscape evolves, hiring managers and recruiters still rely on a well-formatted, well-communicated resume when screening prospects. 

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by Blain Poulin  | 

Who's Interviewing Who?

Interview notesFinally, the budget is approved and you’re ready to expand your team with a new hire - congratulations! There’s just one problem…you’re not alone. Like, at all. The competition for top talent is fierce, which means the hiring process just got a whole lot more complicated. 

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by John Wooldridge  | 

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