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Why Do Tech Companies Not Hire Recent Computer Science Graduates?

By SynergisticIT | November 22, 2020

According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment rate of computer & IT occupations is likely to grow 12% from the year 2018 to 2028. This will add up to 546,200 new job occupations in the IT sector. Despite, the increase in IT jobs and a tech skills shortage in the market, there has…

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New Proposed H1b Visa Rules And Their Impact On OPT Students

By SynergisticIT | November 20, 2020

H-1B visa is a temporary nonimmigrant work visa that allows U.S. companies to hire skilled foreign workers to fill specialty occupations. As per DOL “The H-1B visa program applies to the US employers to hire nonimmigrants as workers in specialty occupations or as fashion models of distinguished abilities & merits. A specialty occupation refers to…

What not to say in an Interview?

By SynergisticIT | November 10, 2020

Everything you say during a job interview is highly imperative. It helps recruiters to decide whether you are a good-fit for their company or not. Candidates often make a big mistake by being spontaneous and saying random things which are at odds with the company. Besides, a single wrong move is enough for the hiring…

Do’s and Don’ts for Virtual Interviews

By SynergisticIT | November 2, 2020

Due the Coronavirus Pandemic, there has been a major shift in the traditional form of recruitment & hiring. Now companies are working remotely and leveraging video conference systems to take interviews. If you are also on the Job hunt and new to the virtual settings, then there some considerable things you should keep in mind.…

How can social media help you get a job or actually prevent you from getting one?

By SynergisticIT | October 27, 2020

Social media has become an integral player for hiring top-notch talent. According to a survey of CareerBuilder 70% of companies use social media to screen prospective candidates. Sites like LinkedIn, Facebook, &Twitter allows recruiters to gather more information about the applicant besides the cover letter & resume. These web portals also streamline the process of…

Common Body Language Mistakes to avoid during a Job Interview !

By SynergisticIT | October 20, 2020

Are you all prepped up for your next job interview? You may have spent hours on preparing answerers for the frequently asked questions, but it isn’t sufficient to ace the interview. Your body language can make a whole lot difference in either making or breaking your career. A large part of successful interviews hinges onto…

10 useful Tips for Your Job Search during the Coronavirus

By SynergisticIT | October 15, 2020

Due to the drastic outbreak of Covid-19, the U.S. employment rate has taken a hit. As the recession drags on, around 51 million Americans filed for unemployment insurance. Moreover, the US Department of Labor stated that over 42.6 million people have already claimed benefits since the pandemic began. According to the forecast of NBC News,the…

Do’s and Don’ts for OPT Students to maintain Immigration Status

By SynergisticIT | October 1, 2020

Optional Practical Training is a program initiated by USCIS that allows international students on F-1 visa to work in the United States during or after the completion of their degree for a period of 12 months.  There are various do’s and don’ts for OPT students which they ought to follow to maintain their immigration status.…

How to move from OPT to H-1B?

By SynergisticIT | September 30, 2020

Students on F1 visa often gets bewildered about the process of changing from OPT to H-1B status. At this point, they are left with two options either to apply for H-1B visa after receiving a U.S job offer or return to their home country with an expired F1 visa post OPT completion. The entire situation…