Getting hired in the US isn’t easy.
And if you didn’t win the 2023 US visa lottery last month,
you might be feeling pretty unlucky 🎲😿
But hey, finding a job is all about shooting your shots.
So this week we’re sharing:
5 work visa tips to help you get hired in the USA 🇺🇸💼
Start with the obvious.
You need to bring serious value to a company if you want them to sponsor you. Identify fields where:
Example Role: Machine learning engineer with experience in natural language processing.
Companies call it “International Internal Mobility.”
It means that if you get hired in your country, and the company has offices in the US, there’s a chance you could move to a US based office.
Example Scenario: You work for Deloitte in Malaysia and notice a job opening in a US based Deloitte office. You apply through HR and they say you’re a perfect fit!
Find them on LinkedIn with a university filter.
Search for alumni from your university or universities in your country. Then set the location filter to “United States.”
Now you can find people who received graduate degrees
in the USA and bachelors degrees back home, like this:
This is the best way to stand out from the crowd!
Now that you’ve identified professionals from step 4,
ask them these questions:
- Tell me more about your story of going from (hometown) to the states
- What struggles did you have with attaining your H1B visa, and how did you get it?
- Any advice for getting hired at your company?
Here’s an example of what you’ll get:
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