See what we learned from employers about immigration, global mobility and more in our sixth annual Immigration Trends Report
Envoy's 2021 Immigration Trends Report is out now! We asked more than 500 HR professionals and hiring managers what they learned following an unprecedented year for hiring, immigration and global travel. This year, we also asked about the immigration reforms they'd like to see addressed and their expectations for immigration and mobility in a post-pandemic world.
Six immigration and mobility trends from this year's report
1. Employer demand for foreign talent persisted despite challenging conditions, immigration restrictions and more widespread adoption of remote work.
Visa sponsorship remains an important talent acquisition strategy for employers despite travel restrictions and an economic slowdown in 2020. In our survey, 82% of respondents said that they expect their foreign national headcount to at least remain the same over the next year, and 59% expect it to increase. In addition, 41% said the widespread adoption of remote work will result in more foreign national sponsorship, largely due to what they said was a still constrained supply of talent.
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Originally published 19 April 2021
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