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Phone: (415) 834-9901
582 Market St
Ste 1207

San Francisco
California 94104
USA
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Target demographics: Permanently work authorized Immigrant professionals, refugees, and asylees who are recent immigrants to the U.S. with a professional university degree and professional work experience.

Geographic areas served: San Francisco Bay Area, New York Metro Area, & Chicago Metro Area

Programs: Jobseeker Services Programs: Rebuilding Careers Upwardly Global helps unemployed and underemployed refugees and immigrants find growth positions that match their education, skills and experience. We offer our immigrant jobseekers a full range of career services, including individualized career placement and counseling, a series of 5 workshops, connections to American professional peers for networking and mentoring, assistance with foreign degree/credential evaluation and re-licensing, and free access to career-related information and technology. We have worked with jobseekers from more than 94 developing countries. Nearly all of our jobseekers are parents with independent children. 40% are refugees and asylees who fled their homelands due to persecution. Employer Partnership Program Upwardly Global partners with Fortune 1000 companies to develop and implement strategies to address talent and global diversity needs. Upwardly Global utilizes a holistic approach, which includes Education, Employee Engagement, and Employment, to build the internal capacity needed to bring strategic diversity initiatives to the next level. Upwardly Global has trained over 1,000 employer representatives from more than 70 companies, including JPMorgan Chase, Pepsi Bottling Group, Google and Robert Half International.

Mission:
Upwardly Global''s mission is to help U.S. employers benefit from the hidden talent pool that exists among immigrant professionals, and to equip these under-employed individuals with the skills and resources necessary to rebuild their careers in the U.S.
Results:
Served over a thousand immigrant jobseekers to date.

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10/28/13
When I discovered Upwardly Global online, I was impressed enough to drive 2-hours from the city where I live to attend one of their volunteer training sessions in San Francisco. I've been a volunteer for almost 2-years now. Upwardly Global has many strengths as an organization that I appreciate as a... more »
10/21/13
I have worked with Upwardly Global for 2 years now and have been very pleased with the organization. They are professional and focused in their desire to assist applicants finding employment utilizing candidate's depth and experience. They are tenacious but not to a fault. They are flexible and ... more »
10/18/13
I was looking for a volunteer opportunity and I was able to sign up for a Saturday session easily only a few days ahead of time with Upwardly Global. I had no idea what to expect but it looked like a good opportunity to work with people in a supportive role. I showed up and was incredibly ... more »
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