by Matt Alderton | June 30, 2014
As technology continues to break down geographical barriers, more and more businesses are expanding abroad. If yours is one of them, you'll likely need an international workforce to help you succeed.

Because you might not be able to interview candidates in person - and because you must content with international customs, cultures and communications - assembling that workforce might seem intimidating at first. If you leverage your government, however, you can take the hiring process from "scary" to "simple," according to Caroline McMillan Portillo, a reporter for The Charlotte Observer.

"To be considered for a job at [his company], prospective employees have to have a U.S. visa," says Portillo, who asked small business owner David Moore of Charlotte-based Phantom Consulting for his hiring tips. "It's not a foolproof test - applicants still must go through the interview process - but it's a critical seal of approval from the U.S. government, Moore said. Plus, he added, it's a practical test, ensuring that employees will be able to travel to the U.S. if needed."

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