Staffing in a Time of Record-low Unemployment: Utilizing Foreign Nationals as a Solution (with an Update on H-2B and J-1 Visas for Private Clubs)
Recorded On: 01/08/2019
With unemployment near an all-time high and fewer American workers willing to perform “unskilled” jobs, filling jobs at private clubs can feel daunting, if not impossible. If only there were a staffing solution that virtually guaranteed that you filled your open positions with qualified, excited, and capable workers…
This webinar will focus on H-2B seasonal visa options for private clubs throughout the country. It will not only provide the basics of the H-2B visa, but will also delve into other visa options including the J-1 trainee visa and year-round visa options for your higher-level staff. This presentation will then discuss how to make hiring foreign nationals a huge success for your organization with a discussion of practical tips to utilize as well as common traps to avoid.
This webinar is not to be missed if you constantly feel that your club is not fully or appropriately staffed and if you are looking for best practices when filing H-2B or J-1 visa applications for your foreign national workers. Don’t miss a great opportunity to utilize a staffing option to fill your most pressing staffing needs!
Vice President, Government Relations, National Club Association
In April of 2019 Joe Trauger joined NCA as Vice President of Government Relations. Joe lead’s NCA’s lobbying activities and ClubPAC, NCA’s political action committee.
As an experienced government relations professional with many legislative and regulatory successes on Capitol Hill, Joe brings extensive experience and respect as an association lobbyist with tremendous knowledge of the issues. Joe also has excellent perspective into the private club industry as he is entering his second year as president of Mount Vernon Country Club in Alexandria, Va., an NCA member club.”
He previously was principal and founder of Northfield Strategies, an advocacy consulting firm. Prior to Northfield, Trauger was senior vice president of policy and government relations at the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute and vice president of government relations at the National Association of Manufacturers. His Capitol Hill experience includes positions as senior policy advisor for then House Majority Whip Roy Blunt; policy advisor for then House Majority Leader Dick Armey; senior legislative assistant for former Congressman Sam Johnson; and legislative assistant for former Senator Rod Grams.
Joe is a competitive golfer, frequently playing in charity and purse tournaments and modestly boasts a single-digit handicap. He is married with two lovely daughters.