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Building the Ideal Employee Lifecycle for Your Expat Employees

Building the ideal employee lifecycle for your expat employees can seem like a daunting task, especially when there are so many little things to consider. However, data shows that organizations with a standard onboarding process experience 54 percent greater new hire retention and that 69 percent of employees are more likely to stay with a

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Envoy Joins Support Team to #LetNazIn

When 29-year-old Nazanin Zinouri, nicknamed “Naz,” left her South Carolina home to visit her mother and sister in Tehran, she had no idea that she’d fall smack in the middle of President Trump’s immigration controversy upon her attempted return to the U.S.  While it was no secret that Trump walked a hard line when it

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New report: Global Talent Perspectives 2016 dives into the hearts and minds of global talent

Wondering how to acquire and retain top global talent? Envoy’s new report, Global Talent Perspectives 2016, has the answer — sourced from high-skilled international workers themselves. We commissioned Harris Poll to survey more than 700 visa and green card holders (“expats”) about what they value in their employers and what they want for their future. The result?

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How Foreign Nationals Unlock Greater ROI

Filling the skills gap is a well-known benefit of hiring foreign nationals. But international workers contribute more than their education and skill set – their unique perspectives can offer the companies they work for a competitive advantage in the global market. In fact, McKinsey & Company showed in its January 2015 study that companies with

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[E-book] Recruiting foreign talent? 5 HR leaders share their tactical secrets

The war for tech talent is fierce as high-skill roles go unfilled and top workers are lured away by hefty incentives offered by competitors. In this aggressive recruiting landscape, the skills gap only adds to the problem. To keep up, many companies are turning to an immediate solution: foreign nationals. Yet sourcing and screening foreign talent can seem daunting.

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3 Insights Into Onboarding Sponsored Employees

Although onboarding is a crucial step in hiring, most expats have varied experiences when it comes to timing and process. In Global Talent Perspectives 2016, a survey Envoy conducted in partnership with Harris Poll, 700 visa and green card holders told us what it’s really like to start a new job in the United States

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Onboarding Programs: 3 Ways to Build a Strong Expat Program

Onboarding programs are very important to employee success since new workers often show up for their first day of work feeling both excited and nervous. They will have straightforward questions about benefits and company processes. But they’re wondering tougher questions, too: Will my boss like me? Will I make new friends? Will this big upheaval

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Global Talent Retention: How to Help Sponsored Employees Succeed in the U.S. Workplace

Global talent retention is explored in-depth to help you reduce attrition of sponsored employees. For HR, managing the U.S. immigration process can be tough — but imagine being a foreign national moving to a new country and settling into a new workplace at the same time. As an HR professional, it’s up to you to develop

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Workforce Diversity Efforts Not Working? Here are 4 Signs Your Attempts are Failing

Are your workforce diversity plans not coming to fruition? You’re not alone. Only 1 percent of Facebook, Yahoo and Google tech employees are African American. And even employers supposedly leading the workforce diversity pack aren’t faring much better. According to recent figures compiled by the Wall Street Journal, LinkedIn, which tops the list, still lacks

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Global Workers: 3 Tips for Successful Onboarding

Global workers need a unique onboarding process because their transition into your workplace is different than other, local workers. In the United States, when you receive a job offer, you accept it, put in notice at your current company and start the new job within a few weeks. But if you’re a foreign-born worker pursuing

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