Archive for the ‘Hiring’ Category

Summer Hiring on the Rise: A Look Back at Unusual Summer Jobs

During summer months, when school is not in session, employers often add to their workforce. This may be especially true in cities with a lot of summer tourism. Companies are increasing their summer hiring compared to last year, according to a recent Career Builder survey. Forty-one percent of employers plan to hire seasonal workers for […]

17 May 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

New Design for Green Cards and Employment Authorization Documents On Its Way

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) redesigned the Permanent Resident Card, known as a “green card,” and the Employment Authorization Document (EAD). The USCIS will begin issuing the new cards on May 1, 2017. However, both the existing and the new green cards and EADs will remain valid until the expiration date shown on […]

24 Apr 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Review Form I-9 for Social Security Number Glitch

Today, the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) informed employers that there was a problem with the initial release of the Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification back in November. The USCIS says that employers should review their form to ensure their employees’ Social Security numbers (SSN) appear correctly in Section 1. According to the USCIS, […]

17 Apr 17 - Hiring - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

H-1B Cap Reached; New Program Targets H-1B Visa Fraud

Last Friday, the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said it has hit the congressionally mandated cap on H-1B visa petitions for fiscal year 2018, and also received a sufficient number of H-1B petitions to meet the 20,000 beneficiaries cap under the U.S. advanced degree exemption. The filing period opened on April 3. The USCIS […]

10 Apr 17 - Hiring - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Webinar Covers High Points of Drug-Free Workplaces in California

All the buzz in California these days is about Proposition 64, aka the Adult Use of Marijuana Act. What does this high-profile law mean for California employers and their current drug policies? The challenges facing employers won’t be maintaining your drug-free workplace policies and practices, but rather properly communicating and consistently enforcing these policies and […]

3 Apr 17 - Hiring, Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »