Patty Johnson

Writer | Editor | Content Marketer

United States

Long-form articles, blog posts, educational guides, infographics, white papers, video scripts, webinar presentations, web ads, text ads, landing pages, email marketing and more.

Voices of Search
Ecomm Study Overview -- Patty Johnson // Searchmetrics | Voices Of Search

Searchmetrics' Senior Content Marketing Manager, Patty Johnson, kicks off the week talking about what's going on in eCommerce SEO. Consumers are engaging in more research before purchasing. If your pages lack the information customers are seeking, they are liable to shop elsewhere. Today, Patty shares an overview of Searchmetrics' 2021 study findings.

Long Form

White Paper | The Silent Eruption of the ERP Status Quo

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems paved the way for an early wave of digital transformation in organizations. Their out-of-the-box features solved many business problems, such as managing production scheduling and quality control in manufacturing; facilitating the procure to pay process for accounts payable; maintaining inventory control for supply chain logistics and other industry and line of business improvements.

3 ways AI technology transforms the public sector - Requordit

AI technology is already transforming the way people heat their homes, vacuum floors, organize photo memories and protect their property. Private organizations, too, are adopting AI technology such as business intelligence by Watson or Einstein Analytics. But what about the private sector?

Are you wasting key business process data? - Requordit

Are you leaving crucial business process data on the table? Mining information isn't just for big data agencies. Every organization from a construction firm to your local city council should be combing documents to gather internal research that fuels innovation, growth and sustainability.

Press Release | Hyland honors Requordit partnership for 13th year - Requordit

January 29, 2018 - Chicago, IL - Leading enterprise content management solution provider Requordit was recently honored at Hyland's 2018 Team OnBase Leadership Retreat as a Gold Partner and Diamond Support Partner award winner. This is the 13th consecutive year Hyland has recognized Requordit.

E-book | How to Create a 5-Year Employee Immigration Plan

Sponsoring foreign nationals for employment-based visas is rewarding, but can also be a big investment of time and financial resources — which makes employee retention more important than ever. Between juggling multiple employees’ expiration dates, visa extensions and the rest of your HR workload, it can be easy to miss a deadline. We’ll help you make sure nothing slips through the cracks.


H-1B Cap Season by the Numbers

The H-1B work visa cap has filled quickly in recent years, requiring thousands of unselected petitioners to refile the following season or find a viable alternative. As more U.S. companies rely on foreign national talent to fill highly technical roles, and the H-1B work visa for specialty workers grows more popular, the intensity of competition during the cap season has reached an all-time high. Read on for a snapshot of cap seasons past, and gain insight into today’s most competitive U.S....


Immigrants are often recognized for their entrepreneurial spirit. But exactly how much have they contributed to the U.S. economy? The National Foundation for American Policy studied the 87 U.S. startup companies valued at over $1 billion to uncover the hard facts about immigrant business innovation.

When Will Courts Lift the Deferred Action Injunction?

The recent injunction on the new Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) and expanded Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) guidelines put a halt on many immigrants’ aspirations for protected status. Read below for a brief history on the case and learn the projected timeline for a court ruling.


VISANOW Global Immigration
RFE Rates for L-1 Visas Continue to Rise

Last year, we reported on the high Request for Evidence (RFE) rate for the L-1B Intracompany Transfer for Employees With Specialized Knowledge work visa. The latest U.S.

VISANOW Global Immigration
Survey Forecasts STEM Recruiting Troubles to Continue in 2017

Good News: Jobvite's recently published Recruiter Nation Report 2016 indicates a healthy labor market as 69 percent of recruiters said their company's hiring increased in the past year. The troubling bit? Ninety-five percent expect bringing in top talent in 2017 to be as or more difficult than the previous year.

VISANOW Global Immigration
H-1B Cap Season: Why You Should Prepare Applications Now

In less than five months on April 1, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) begins accepting applications for the H-1B Specialty Occupation visa - the most common work authorization sponsorship route for employers seeking to hire global talent.

VISANOW Global Immigration
How foreign nationals unlock greater ROI

Filling the skills gap is a well-known benefit of hiring foreign nationals. But international workers contribute more than their education and skill set - their unique perspectives can offer the companies they work for a competitive advantage in the global market.

VISANOW Global Immigration
Hiring Asylum Workers: What Employers Need to Know

Employing immigrants is more than seeking visa sponsorship for workers residing abroad. For many organizations, it involves hiring foreign nationals from many walks of life. Asylum applicants, for example, may legally work in the United States as soon as their asylum petition is granted.

VISANOW Global Immigration
U.S. District Court validates 17-month OPT STEM extension until May 10

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has extended the F-1 Student visa's Optional Practical Training (OPT) for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) program until May 10. Last August, the 17-month OPT STEM extension was invalidated because the government failed to follow the proper procedures in enacting the law.

VISANOW Global Immigration
House votes to add security restrictions to Visa Waiver Program

In an overwhelming majority, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill tightening security restrictions of the Visa Waiver Program. Currently, nationals from 38 countries may travel to the United States for 90 days without obtaining a visa, however, the bill aims to add restrictions to countries deemed "high risk."

VISANOW Global Immigration
USCIS Provides Additional Guidance for L-1B's 'Specialized Knowledge' Requirement

Recently, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) reported that the denial rate for L-1B visas, for intracompany transfers with specialized knowledge, hit a record high of 35 percent in 2014. In direct response, on August 31, USCIS will implement a policy memorandum to guide its officers in adjudicating L-1B petitions.

La Respuesta
Unearthing Boricuas in the Midwest

"We come from this real small, little island, but we're all over the world," Martin Soto, a Chicago-based artist, reveals in the opening segment of the trailer for Boricua en el Medio, a documentary.

Wells Fargo Works
Payment Methods to Improve Cash Flow | Wells Fargo

If you've ever noticed a disconnect between your company's bank account and its balance sheet - namely, that you're short on cash even though sales are healthy - then you're familiar with an imbalance in cash flow.

Wells Fargo Works
Guide on How to Write a Business Plan | Wells Fargo

Learning how to write a sound business plan is an essential first step toward creating a successful business. Your business plan will not only shape your strategy, but will serve as a powerful communication tool to potential investors and lenders.

National Federation of Independent Business.
How Shrinking Oil Prices Impact Your Small Business | NFIB

A downturn in China's economy, the U.S. shale drilling resurgence and other shifting global factors have reversed the crude oil supply-and-demand scale, resulting in a dramatic drop in oil prices. In January, the price of oil plunged to around $50 a barrel, with some economists predicting it will fall even more.

La Respuesta
From the Barrio to Broadway

A Brief History of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe Tucked away in New York City's Lower East Side neighborhood is a venue that has been celebrating the work of a Puerto Rican and multicultural community since 1973. The Nuyorican Poets Cafe is a nonprofit performance venue that offers a platform to poets, playwrights, musicians, comedians and other artists.