Optional forms of recruitmentfor professional occupation, at least 3 of the following 10 acceptable forms of recruitment:

Forms of Recruitment Times
Job Fair One time
On-campus recruiting One time
Employer website 7-30 Days
Trade/professional org One time
Job search website (other than employer’s) 7-30 days
Private recruitment firm One contract
Employee referral program Policy
Campus placement office Confirmation letter
Local/ethnic paper One time: midweek
Radio or TV ads One time


If PERM is audited prior to adjudication, employee, employer and attorney sign the form and submit paper audit file to DOL for review, adding 6 to 12 months to processing time and increasing likelihood of denial.