Author: Patty Johnson-Vazquez

Articles By Patty Johnson-Vazquez
The STEM Talent Shortage: Big data

In our STEM Talent Shortage series, we examine four industries impacted by a lack of available workers in STEM fields.

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HR Tech Series: 3 game-changing performance management tools

Is your performance management and goal review process outdated? If the feedback collection system involves a spreadsheet form, bi-yearly reviews and manager assessments, then the answer is a resounding yes.

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Visa-free travel from Mexico to Canada begins Dec. 1

Good news for Mexican travelers: Beginning Dec. 1, Canada will no longer require Mexican visitors to obtain a visa before traveling to the country. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the news during a North American leaders’ summit in Ottawa.

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USCIS Final Rule Adds Greater Work Authorization Flexibility for Visa Holders and Green Card Applicants

Update, as of August 1, 2016: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently alerted 17-month STEM OPT holders that they can apply to add seven months to their STEM OPT period if they properly file their Form I-765, Application for Employment Authorization (with the required fee and signature) on or before August 8, 2016. USCIS will deny applications filed after

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10 Tips for a Stress-Free H-1B Cap Season

Does H-1B cap season bring stressful memories to mind? If so, chances are you’re beginning too late. There’s a simple way to prepare one or multiple H-1B visa applications without the headaches. Start early. If you’ve already identified a candidate in need of visa sponsorship, there’s no reason to wait until you’re up against the

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