Zero Unemployment

Imagine a world where people who want to work, can work. Imagine a world where businesses that need talent, get talent. Imagine a world where hiring is easy. “Everyone has talent,” said Maya Angelou. Let’s reduce friction in the labor market, and get work for all talent.

H1-B Visa Hiring 2014
H1-B Visa Hiring 2014

Start H-1B Visa Planning for 2014

H1-B Visa Hiring 2014

The federal government’s fiscal year is underway (October 1 was the first day of the year – remember when the shutdown started?), and employers who hire H-1B workers need to start planning for the 2014 fiscal year visas. Beginning April 1, 2014 the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will accept H-1B requests from any company hoping to hire someone needing a new H-1B visa as of October 1, 2014.  Yes, these employers must file the visa request 6 months in advance of the employee’s start date. As a lawyer I’d like to say, it’s not too soon to start H-1B planning now.
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Omar Masry City Planner
Omar Masry City Planner

‘By a Veteran, For Veterans’ Job Search Guide

Omar Masry City Planner

You must approach the description and translation of your military responsibilities, experiences, and accomplishments in the proper manner to perspective employers. I am a Veteran of the US Army Reserves and currently a San Francisco City Planner. Here is my “By a Veteran, For Veterans,” job search guide:

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Veterans day
Veterans day

Veterans Helping Veterans Nov. 7 Panelists & Volunteers

Veterans day

We’re hosting Veterans focused nontraditional job fair in our SOMA location on Thursday November 7, 2013. From 3 to 5:30 pm there will be group sessions tackling the issues Veterans face in career development, from 5:30 to 6:30 there will be a panel, “Valuing Veterans in Our Workforce,” and conclude with networking.  Here are the Veteran business leaders who will be leading the panel and career advising:
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no one can make you feel inferior without your consent
no one can make you feel inferior without your consent

5 Traits of Future Female Leaders

no one can make you feel inferior without your consent

As a young professional woman who’s had a very successful international career, I know what it takes to become a respected female leader in a “man’s world.”  Women are starting to bridge the salary and status gap, but there’s still a lot of work to be done, and mindset changes, for us to be on par with our male counterparts, but there are several ways to catalyze this process.

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TheNewYorker
TheNewYorker

10 Leadership Lessons from Eileen Fisher

TheNewYorker

I came across Janet Malcom’s, “Nobody’s Looking at You: Eileen Fisher and the Art of Understatement,” in the New Yorker, and found myself “oohing” and “ahhing” as I flipped through the pages. I thought to myself, this is a lady who understands what it means to be a leader. She builds business by way of community, and understands that leading doesn’t always mean being front and center. I firmly believe that if more people took their cue from Eileen Fisher, we’d have much happier workplaces and much better businesses.
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