28 April 2008
Engineers looking to immigrate to America are in luck
Engineers looking to immigrate to the America will find themselves in luck, as a new survey has reported that employers find positions in the sector the hardest to fill. The Manpower 2008 talent shortage survey found that almost a quarter of firms had problems filling positions, with engineers, machinists and machine operators and skilled manual trades being the hardest to place. Manual trades were classed as jobs like welders or carpenters. The survey asked 2,000 employers in America.
Jeffery Joerres, chairman and chief executive officer of Manpower, said: "The talent crunch is still a very real concern, and employers need to continue their diligence in developing their employer brands and honing their talent strategies during 2008". Those wanting to gain visas should consider American online visa assessments to check their suitability. In the worldwide survey engineering was found to be ranked highly in many country's skills shortages. Recently the American immigration services have received thousands of applications to the H-1B visa, meaning it has stopped taking requests.
America needs skilled [IT professionals]: anyone interested in American immigration should complete the American Visa Bureau's online American visa application to see if they qualify for an American visa.