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Updates to the H1-B Visa Lottery: Early Entry, New Fee

Monday | February 24, 2020 | by WES Advisor

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This year, the H-1B visa lottery will take place earlier than usual. Are you prepared? Typically, the lottery opens in April. However, this year you can begin applying on March 1, 2020. Below, find out what’s changed. Plus, learn to register online for the H-1B visa lottery this March....

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6 Tips to Improve Your IELTS Academic Reading Score

Friday | February 21, 2020 | by Roshan Patroo

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The IELTS Academic Reading test can be challenging, so it is important to make sure you are well prepared. Never take any IELTS test for granted. Prepare, prepare, and then prepare some more—the six tips below will help you. Make sure to put them into practice by doing lots...

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What Are You Doing Wrong on Your Résumé?

Tuesday | February 18, 2020 | by Samuel Johns

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Is something in your résumé keeping you from finding a job in the United States? While you might have a great education and plenty of experience, the way that you present this information is what matters most. If you aren’t formatting your résumé correctly, then employers will not even...

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How to Negotiate Salary as a Newcomer

Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | by Tunde Omotoye

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WES Ambassador Tunde Omotoye started his career as a Human Resources Associate in Nigeria. He certainly understood how the hiring process worked! However, he needed to learn an entirely new process when he immigrated to Canada. (You can read his success story here.)  One of the biggest challenges is...

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How Newcomers Can Build Credit in the U.S.

Tuesday | February 4, 2020 | by Akinyi Ochieng

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In the United States, a good credit score can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. However, newcomers do not have a credit score when they arrive in the U.S. This can make it difficult to settle into your new life. For example, you might need to demonstrate...

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