UPWARDLY GLOBAL Overview
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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.
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