Archive for May, 2010

7 of My Favorite Timeless Tips from the Last 2500 Years

These 7 tips describe very practical approaches and attitudes for life challenges. The quoted tip below reminds me of the Supreme Court, and all the confirmation-process talky-talk where Justices are described with labels like “activists” (bad label) or “umpires” (good label). Behind all the labels and analogies, as well as behind the intellectual rationalizations of […]

7 of My Favorite Timeless Tips from the Last 2500 Years

These 7 tips describe very practical approaches and attitudes for life challenges. The quoted tip below reminds me of the Supreme Court, and all the confirmation-process talky-talk where Justices are described with labels like “activists” (bad label) or “umpires” (good label). Behind all the labels and analogies, as well as behind the intellectual rationalizations of […]

LexUniversal Post: H-1B Site Visits Soon Will Be Routine

Per LexUniversal: 25,000 companies will be randomly selected for investigation this year if they employ H-1B workers according to Robert Blackwood, FDNS, Fraud Detection Branch Chief at USCIS, responsible for overseeing the management of the site visit program. via lexuniversal.com Posted via web from Mike Brown’s posterous

Know Your Rights: Check Out the New DOL Online H-1B Compliance Tool

In the wake of recent U.S. government efforts to crackdown on H-1B program violators, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has released a new tool to help employees and employers better understand their rights and responsibilities under the H-1B program. The online compliance tool called the H-1B Advisor  describes the H-1B program’s standards, including notification requirements, […]

Article About High Worker Productivity– Here for the Long Haul?

Interesting article that discusses an increase in U.S. workers’ productivity, but questions whether the gains are part of a short-term burnout that will actually hurt us over the long haul. Tony Schwartz: The Productivity Myth Consider this:  The average American sleeps 6 ½ hours a night — and the costs include not just much […]

FAQ: I’ve Been Benched and Have No Pay Stubs. Can I Change My H-1B Visa?

Image by mirsasha via Flickr Question 1: I’m an H-1B employee and I have benched without pay, but I have found a new employer. I have no pay stubs. Can I “transfer” without leaving the U.S.? Question 2: I’m an H-1B employee and I was benched without pay, but when I complained, my employer fired […]