UPWARDLY GLOBAL

Rating: 4.97 stars   31 reviews

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Location: 582 Market St Ste 1207 San Francisco CA 94104 USA

Mission: To eliminate employment barriers for skilled immigrants and refugees and integrate this population into the professional U.S. workforce.
Results: Worked with thousands of skilled immigrant and refugee job seekers across the U.S.
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.
Direct beneficiaries per year: over 500 skilled immigrants relaunch their careers in the U.S.
Geographic areas served: San Francisco Bay Area, New York, Chicago and Detroit
Programs: Upwardly Global, founded in 2000, is a national, award-winning nonprofit organization with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Detroit, and comprehensive online services. Upwardly Global helps work-authorized, skilled immigrants rebuild their professional careers in the U.S. by providing professional job-search training and access to employers with global talent needs. To date, the organization has coached 5,000 skilled immigrants and has assisted over 2,000 professionals back into their career field.
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(415) 834-9901
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Rating: 5 stars  

I'm Upwardly global Alumni. UpGlo is a unique organization that help Professional immigrants to find their career in United States. They believe in the added value of professional Immigrants and understands the struggles of those immigrants. I was so fortunate that I've found UpGlo on my first year of immigration. UpGlo is so unique as all their services are free, staff are well educated and know fully well how to orient and train people so that they could find a carrier in their profession (not just a job). I believe in Upwardly global and I would be forever grateful to this organization for helping me find my fist professional job in US. At present, I am working as a Production Manager on one of the big food industry companies. Thanks UpGlo.

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Hi, I'm Gigi. I'm new immigrant to US. This is my 2nd year here. I knew about Up glow from one of my friends. Up Glow helped me a lot to set my 1st step in US job market, as I was coming from different part of the world ( Egypt ). And because of their support, now, I was lucky to join Wells Fargo bank; one of the biggest companies in the banking industry. I'm really thanking all the staff who helped me especially Rose
my coach and Marlow my mentor.

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Upwardly Global is an amazing organization, and it provides a life lasting benefit for its job seekers. For me, UpGlo was key in guiding me through the US job market culture, being fundamental in my landing a vice president position few months after moving to the US. UpGlo is truly a great nonprofit!

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Upwardly Global members invest their professionalism and helped a huge number of educated immigrants start new work and life in the U.S.A. Upwardly is a nonprofit organization with a strong customer focus and social responsibility.

I was lucky to find Upwardly five years ago. Thanks to Upwardly I have been working my dreamed job since 2010.

Maria Radoslavova

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Upwardly Global is the best idea for Nonprofit organization, Upwardly Global giving you something very valuable for free they giving you the "Knowledge" and "Knowledge is Power" and thats what you need when you move to a new society with diffrent concepts. The American Job Market is Totally different than any other market in the world. UpGlo Educate you for free, they give you the know how and the experience for free, how you gonna be when you get an MBA from Harvard for free? Its something similar, you get a very professional training on how American job market works, how to make a resume, how to search for a job, what to do in the interview, they connect you with highly professional pepole in big companies to build your professional network. Upglo start with you from searching for a job, writing your resume, building your professional network, find a job and negotiate your offer, and they stays support you in the first 6 months of your job.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Upwardly Global is an organization that truly understands and tackles the problem that professional immigrants face when trying to enter the US job market. Now not only I'm happier and more economically stable but I'm actively contibuting to improve the processes in my new job / company, so is a WIN-WIN all around.

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It is a great privilege to write a review about upwardly global about their commendable work in assisting qualified immigrants find back their job and life in the USA. I have been the lucky very few to have met upwardly global and get the necessary assistance I need to find a job. With their professional approach they instill a systematic and well founded methodology of preparing and presenting a qualified non-US origin professional to the US job market. With their close and personal communication techniques, they understand each job seeker’s need and provide guidance and day to day counseling. Unlike many other Job assistance organizations, they not only give the theoretical information on how to get a job, they actually practically help prepare the clients in building resumes, self marketing techniques, networking techniques and even do mock interviews. Moreover, they go the distance to search jobs and present the job seekers to companies from their large network of employers. I have known Upwardly Global only for two months, but every workshop and personal communication I received has been getting me ever closer to realizing my dreams and even gave me the opportunity to network with a number of companies and organizations very relevant to my career line.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

They have very high outcome of successful job seekers. They are expanding their resources continuously.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

They organize events and invite a lot of volunteers from all professions. Simply talking to the volunteers can give a lot of help for many job seekers.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

They have hard working and versatile staff who are always eager to assist and answer questions; who follow up relentlessly until they see achievements.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

It could actually not only make employer and employee to find each other easily but actually create projects/jobs run by it's own job seekers.

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Tewodros Teketel (MD)

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2008-9-01

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15 people found this review helpful

It is excellent non-profit organization! UpwardlyGlobal helps newcomers to find their way in the USA. The UG's collective is very kind and polite. All meets and supports was excellent!

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Great!

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

I don't know ))

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

excellent team and good feedback.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

very intellectual and polite.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

helps a lot people, build own office, provide good support.

Ways to make it better...

nothing :)

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

help people.

One thing I'd also say is that...

staff is excellent and I found out a lot of interesting things.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-11-01

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14 people found this review helpful

Upwardly Global is sooooo amazing. They will help you achieve your goal. You are on great hands with Upwardly Global.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

many ways.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

do the same thing as they are doing now.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

they really made sure that your on top of everything

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

all very helpful and polite.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

help the whole world.

Ways to make it better...

I only have been a diligent Job Seeker.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

how can they achieve there goal.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Upwardly Global is one of the first who had helped me here in US.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008-8-01

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