US IT Recruitment

IT Staffing is one of the outsourcing strategies where the service contributor provides skilled staff to the client and helps the client in achieving business objectives. IT Staffing is an efficient way to get highly qualified and specialized Personnel at a substantially low cost.

Recruiting:

·Recruiting is about making placements.

·Matching a qualified candidate to an employer’s specific need

US Recruiting:

  • ·Candidate must be in USA
  • ·Candidate must have USA Work authorization
  • ·Candidate will be placed in USA

 

Process:

 

  • ·Get job description from the Accounts manager.
  • ·Search for perfect profile-(Sources will be discussed below)
  • ·Call candidate and explain job description
  • ·If the candidate is interested forward profile to the accounts manager
  • ·If accounts manager finds profile suitable- submit to client
  • ·If candidate not available- send email and leave Voice mail

Lets divide all the above process into 6 parts give below:

A) Sourcing

B) Screening

C) Validation

D) Submission

E) Coordinating Interviews

G) Selection

H) On boarding

Here are the description of all the above 6 parts of recruiting

A) Sourcing:  There are primarily 6 Sources


1) Existing Database/Your own or Company’s

2) Job boards- Monster, Dice, CareerBuilder and CorptoCorp

·3) Social Networking – LinkedIn, Face book Blogs, twitter and Google groups

4) Referrals/Networking – From potential, submitted or placed Candidates also from colleagues, friends.

5) Ads/Job postings- On Various Job boards, can be paid or unpaid

5) Head hunting- Techniques to be covered later.

6) Headhunting is going after a specific candidate without having his contact info.

B) Screening – Practical Demo

C) Technical –Evaluate against mandatory skills

D) Non Technical- Salary, Location (it’s about mile radius search and zip codes), Visa status, Present job hunt status

E) Validation-Done by Team Lead

F) Submission to client- done by Team Lead

Follow ups follow ups follow ups till the candidate joins……

State Capitals and Largest Cities

The following table lists the capital and largest city of every state in the United States.

STATE

Capital

Largest city

Alabama

Montgomery

Birmingham

Alaska

Juneau

Anchorage

Arizona

Phoenix

Phoenix

Arkansas

Little Rock

Little Rock

California

Sacramento

Los Angeles

Colorado

Denver

Denver

Connecticut

Hartford

Bridgeport

Delaware

Dover

Wilmington

Florida

Tallahassee

Jacksonville

Georgia

Atlanta

Atlanta

Hawaii

Honolulu

Honolulu

Idaho

Boise

Boise

Illinois

Springfield

Chicago

Indiana

Indianapolis

Indianapolis

Iowa

Des Moines

Des Moines

Kansas

Topeka

Wichita

Kentucky

Frankfort

Louisville

Louisiana

Baton Rouge

New Orleans

Maine

Augusta

Portland

Maryland

Annapolis

Baltimore

Massachusetts

Boston

Boston

Michigan

Lansing

Detroit

Minnesota

St. Paul

Minneapolis

Mississippi

Jackson

Jackson

Missouri

Jefferson City

Kansas City

Montana

Helena

Billings

Nebraska

Lincoln

Omaha

Nevada

Carson City

Las Vegas

New Hampshire e

Concord

Manchester

New Jersey

Trenton

Newark

New Mexico

Santa Fe

Albuquerque

New York

Albany

New York City

North Carolina

Raleigh

Charlotte

North Dakota

Bismarck

Fargo

Ohio

Columbus

Columbus

Oklahoma

Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City

Oregon

Salem

Portland

Pennsylvania

Harrisburg

Philadelphia

Rhode Island

Providence

Providence

South Carolina

Columbia

Columbia

South Dakota

Pierre

Sioux Falls

Tennessee

Nashville

Memphis

Texas

Austin

Houston

Utah

Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City

Vermont

Montpelier

Burlington

Virginia

Richmond

Virginia Beach

Washington

Olympia

Seattle

West Virginia

Charleston

Charleston

Wisconsin

Madison

Milwaukee

Wyoming

Cheyenne

Cheyenne

 

The list of U.S States which are differentiated with the time zones

 

P.S.T

 

M.S.T

 

C.S.T

 

E.S.T

Washington(WA)

Oregon(OR)

Nevada(NV)

California(CA)

Montana(MT)

Wyoming(WY)

Colorado(CO)

New Mexico(NM)

Arizona(AR)

Idoha(ID)

Utah(UT)

 

North Dakota(ND)

South Dakota(SD)

Minnesota(MN)

Wisconsin(WN)

Nebraska(NE)

Kansas(KA)

Oklahoma(OK)

Texas(TX)

Alabama(AL)

Arkansas(AR)

Louisana(LA)

Iowa(IA)

Illinoius(IL)

Tennessee(TN)

Mississippi(MS)

Missouri(MO)

 

 

 

 

Maine(ME)

Massachusetts(MA)

Rhode Island(RI)

Connecticut(CT)

New Jersey(NJ)

Delaware(DE)

Maryland(MD)

Vermont(VT)

New Hampshire(NH)

New York(NY)

Pennsylvania(PA)

Michigan(MI)

Indian(IN)

Ohio(OH)

West Virginia(WV)

North Carolina(NC)

South Carolina(SC)

Kentucky(KY)

Georgia(GA)

Florida(FL)

Virginia(VA)

 

 


The above states and time zones will be helpful in scheduling the interview of the candidate.

 As we are in the Offshore we need to be knowing what are the different time zones in the United States. We need to be knowing about the places of U.S because some f the candidates will be asking for Relocation so we have to say about the place so it is mandatory to know about the states of U.S 

Types of VISA

Visa

Work Authorization in USA

Authorization to work for new employer

Brief Explanation of types of visa

US citizen

yes

yes

BY birth or residence for 8 years

Green Card

yes

yes

employer sponsor the GC's and a blood related family member

H1B

yes(for employer sponsored originally)

Depends on Employer and the provided details

6 years (4+1+1)

H4

NO

Requires fresh sponsorship

dependable on Husband/Wife

L1/L2

NO

Requires fresh sponsorship

Intra company transfer

L2 EAD

YES

YES

 

B1/B2

NO

Requires fresh sponsorship

Business visa holder cannot stay in USA for more than 3 month at a time, they earn in respective country's currency

EAD

YES

YES

stage between H1 and GC's

F1

NO

NO

student Visa

OPT EAD

YES

YES

Visa given for a person who is a USA graduate

                                    Types of Positions

Types of Positions

Eligibility

Fulltime

USA Citizen/GC/EAD/H1/OPT EAD/L2 EAD/L1EAD

Corp to Corp

GC/USA Citizen/H1B/OPT EAD

contract to Hire

GC/USA Citizen/H1B/OPT EAD