The SYCK Career Podcast

Ep 70: Innovative Solutions for Immigrant Career Growth in the U.S. with Daniel Botero


Did you know that the path to a successful career in the United States can be a labyrinth of challenges for immigrants? The uncertainty surrounding permanent residency and work visas adds immense pressure, especially for students and recent graduates. But here's the secret: hidden in the legal landscape are a few strategic workarounds that can make all the difference.

Join me in this episode as I sit down with Daniel Botero, the visionary behind Opny, as we delve into the intricate world of F-1 and H1B visa holders, shedding light on their unique situations and immediate hurdles. 

Don't miss out on this enlightening conversation that could reshape your future. Tune in now to gain the tools and knowledge you need to navigate the path to success as an immigrant in the U.S.

In This Episode:

  • [03:25] The challenges of immigrants in securing roles in the United States
  • [07:25] Paths to staying in the United States
  • [11:05] Daniel's thoughts on applying to a company both in the immigrant’s home country and the U.S.
  • [15:04] The cost of sponsoring immigrants to work in the U.S.
  • [21:51] What happens when the immigrant’s F-1 visa expires and they’re still not sponsored to work
  • [23:15] How Daniel helps his clients secure jobs in the U.S.
  • [30:27] How to beat 85% of candidates in the job search
  • [37:27] Daniel’s last piece of advice

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Daniel is the founder of “Opny”, a #1 Best Selling Author and host of a top-rated podcast all with one goal in mind. Helping nontraditional STEM college students land their dream job. He has more than 10 years of experience in the Career Coaching industry and currently runs a team of over 20 employees specializing in helping STEM college students land jobs at the world's best companies, including Google, Meta, Amazon, and Apple, just to name a few.

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