Coronavirus relief bill can help small businesses with emergency loans.

Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses. After days of intense discussions, the United Stated government passed the CARES Act that will help employers keep employees on board amid the pandemic and economic crisis. Known as the Paycheck Protection Program, the initiative provides 100% federally guaranteed loans to small businesses. Some of these Read More

How to attract the right candidates and retain them. Foreign talent may be the answer.

Recruiting top-quality talent isn’t an easy task. It involves a lot more than simply posting a job description and waiting for the applications to roll in. Your inbox may immediately be flooded with submissions. However, finding a candidate who has the right skills and expertise and is also a great cultural fit for your company? That’s hard. So why not expand the candidate pool outside your city, state or even Read More

Things to know if you already have an H-2A program in place.

Compliance with US immigration laws is vital to your company’s success. The H-2A program allows farmers who employ individuals in the United States to hire foreign employees to fill temporary labor jobs, according to US immigration laws. If you already have an H-2A program in place, it is important that you are aware of some rules to follow while your workers are in the US. Employers of H-2A workers must Read More

What’s the H-2A Program? How can it help farmers get legal affordable labor?

Can I get legal labor and still abide by US immigration laws? The H-2A program allows farmers who employ individuals in the United States to hire foreign employees to fill temporary labor jobs, according to US immigration laws. For the position to qualify with H-2A workers, the employer must: Provide a job that is temporary or seasonal. Demonstrate that there are not enough workers in the United States who Read More

Types of U.S. Work Visas

Permanent and temporary U.S. work visa options. Many foreign nationals want to work in the United States, and many companies in the US are seeking to grow their pool of talent.  This is a list of the most frequently obtained work visas in order to help point readers in the right direction as to which visa, they or their workers may qualify Read More

Cost of retaining talent

Escalating competition for workers and a shrinking talent pool are coming together, giving employees the advantage in the job market and costing employers thousands of dollars per employee in turnover. Employee Benefit News (EBN) reports that it costs employers 33% of a worker's annual salary to hire a replacement if that worker leaves. In dollar figures, the replacement cost is $15,000 per person for an Read More