Make Like Magellan
The best workers for your business aren't necessarily in your neighborhood. They may not even be on your continent.
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Have you shaken the bushes looking for more employees to hire inyour growing company but come up empty--or at least withless-than-stellar candidates? Some businesses are looking to theglobal market for employees, particularly employees with high-techskills. The process may be worthwhile, but it can get complex andexpensive.
First, says Philip A. Barquer, president of HR Alternatives Inc.in Irvine, California, you need to understand some immigrationbasics. The Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) requiresyou to demonstrate that you can't find American workers forjobs before you hire from overseas. You can do that, Barquer says,by running ads and keeping track of applications.
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