Could Global Hiring Be The Future?

CEO at Terminal, a startup changing the way high-growth tech companies hire and retain tech talent.

In the past, when companies needed to hire new employees to fill important jobs, it usually required the physical relocation of talent. Immigration was always considered a way for growing companies to bring new labor or talent into a country, but it also required a lot of paperwork and process.

President George H.W. Bush signed the Immigration Act of 1990 to create the H-1B program to help American companies overcome labor shortages in growing fields that demanded specialized skills, such as research, engineering and computer programming. In nearly three decades of existence, the best and brightest around the world have contributed to American companies with significant impact; however, due to increased barriers and employee freedom, only 2 of every 100 jobs are filled by the H-1B program.

Our recent

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South Texas Workforce Solutions hosting annual hiring event for veterans

With Veterans Day coming up Nov. 11, Workforce Solutions for South Texas is preparing an event to assist veterans with the “Hiring Red, White & You” job fair scheduled for Nov. 5.

The event will help veterans find jobs and transition from service live into the civilian workforce. Spouses of veterans are also encouraged to participate.

“Our veterans give their all to serve our country, and we are all indebted to them for their service,” Workforce Solutions for South Texas Executive Director Rogelio G. Treviño said. “We at Workforce Solutions for South Texas are honored to be able to provide this ‘Red, White & You’ hiring event as a token or our appreciation and to help our veterans and their families obtain meaningful, good paying career jobs.”

Workforce Solutions said the ninth annual edition of the event is needed now more than ever due to the pandemic.


The event is

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Tech Dominates FlexJob’s Top 50 Companies Hiring For Remote Jobs

  • 24 of the top 50 companies who posted the most remote job openings on FlexJobs between March 1 and September 15, 2020, are software and technology-based.
  • Atlassian, Amazon, Collabera, CrowdStrike, Oracle, Red Hat, Tanium and Twilio are a few of the many tech companies actively looking to fill remote-based job positions today.  
  • Amazon has 949 open work-from-home positions open today on their Amazon Jobs site, 287 of which are for Solution Architect roles, 99 in Software Development and 83 in Project/Program/Product Management Non-Tech.   

FlexJobs is one of the leading sites and subscription services specializing in verified high quality, remote and flexible jobs. They have seen an increase of more than 50% in remote job listings in the areas of Computer/IT, Customer Service, Accounting & Finance, Project Management, Marketing

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Trump administration targets diversity hiring by contractors

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FILE – In this March 10, 2020 file photo, Wells Fargo CEO and President Charles Scharf is seated to testify during a hearing of the House Financial Services Committee, on Capitol Hill in Washington. American companies promising to hire more Black employees in leadership roles and teach their workforce about racial bias are getting a message from President Donald Trump’s administration: Watch your step. Trump’s Labor Department is using a 55-year-old presidential order spurred by the Civil Rights Movement to scrutinize companies like Microsoft and Wells Fargo over their public commitments to boost Black employment and leadership roles.

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American companies promising to hire more Black employees in leadership roles and teach their workforce about racism are getting a message from President Donald Trump’s administration: Watch your step if you want to keep doing business with the federal government.

Trump’s Labor Department is using a 55-year-old presidential order

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U.S. government scrutinizes Microsoft’s hiring practices as tech giant looks to boost diversity

Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash. (GeekWire Photo / Monica Nickelsburg)

Microsoft in June announced a sweeping racial justice plan, including an initiative to spend $150 million on diversity and inclusion programs, and double its number of Black and African American managers and senior employees by 2025 in the U.S.

Now the United States Department of Labor Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is taking a closer look at the company’s hiring and whether it constitutes unlawful discrimination on the basis of race.

“We have every confidence that Microsoft’s diversity initiative complies fully with all U.S. employment laws,” Dev Stahlkopf, corporate vice president and general counsel at Microsoft, wrote in a blog post published Tuesday. “We look forward to providing the OFCCP with this information and, if necessary, defending our approach.”

The OFCCP asks Microsoft to “prove that the actions we are taking to improve opportunities are not illegal race-based

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Opportunities And Risks In Hiring Tech

Graig Paglieri is the Group President at Randstad US, overseeing the company’s technologies and engineering lines of business.

The demand for advanced technology continues to grow with no signs of slowing down, even during Covid-19, and most certainly now that pressure resonates tenfold across every industry as our digital infrastructures were put to the test. Our current state has opened doors to not only innovate and expand our perspectives, but also to create room for potential risks as we seek to get the right talent, right now. 

As the group president of an HR, staffing and technology solutions company, I’ve had a front-row seat to all this disruption. It changed the way we’ve traditionally done business, and it’s also changing the way we hire.

With that in mind, how is this new reliance on tech transforming the hiring process? Where should companies leverage it to unlock the most

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