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Employer Case Study
A valuable partnership grows out of volunteerism

Name: Kimberly

Company: Wells Fargo

A Foreign Exchange Senior Analyst at Wells Fargo in San Francisco, Kimberly shares how her volunteer experience has turned into opportunity for herself, her community and her employer.

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Candidate Profile

Profession: Banking Professional

Name: Adriana W

Country: Colombia

Years Experience: 5


BA in International Relations, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano, Bogota, Colombia

Professional Summary:

Bilingual (English & Spanish) International Relations Professional with 5 years of business development experience in demanding business environments including non-profit and for-profit organizations with a broad spectrum of responsibilities such as leading teams, driving sales, managing projects and events, coordinating community outreach and directing administrative activities.


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Today’s companies exist in a global economy and diverse marketplace. Does your company have the right talent pipeline to compete?

Upwardly Global delivers customized partnerships for companies looking to recruit and retain internationally-trained talent.

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Employer Services

  • Direct access to Upwardly Global's national database of pre-screened candidates, available to fill in-demand roles
  • Job board with automated job post integration, visible exclusively to our diverse talent pool
  • Account management and talent consultation
  • Employee engagement events that provide volunteer and mentorship opportunities and build skills in cross-cultural communication
  • Diversity partnerships including interactive workshops that incorporate cross-cultural interview training
  • Apprenticeships to bring mid-career professionals together with interested employers in a collaborative and low-risk twist on the traditional paid internship model
  • Branding, sponsorship, and affinity benefits to demonstrate your company's commitment to diversity
  • Custom programs, services, and packages to meet your hiring, training, and engagement needs

Candidate Profile

  • Authorized: Are permanently work-authorized and legally able to work in the U.S. (no visa sponsorship required)
  • Educated: 100% have a bachelor's degree, over 50% have a master's degree or Ph.D.
  • Experienced: Between 2-15 years of professional experience and offer relevant professional backgrounds including IT, financial, engineering, healthcare, legal and business
  • Diverse: Represent emerging and developed markets from around the world -  all bilingual and many multilingual
  • Active: Large pool of candidates nationwide actively job seeking; 40% are open to relocation
  • Motivated: Resilient, resourceful, and highly committed to re-entering their careers in the U.S.
  • The Right Match: Over 90% retention rate one year after job placement

Candidate Services

  • Soft skills training in-person and online; topics include Marketing Yourself, American Job Search and Workplace Culture, Resume and Cover Letter Writing, and more
  • 1-on-1 coaching and job placement assistance, including resume and cover letter guidance
  • Interactive networking, resume, and interview skills practice with mentors and volunteers
  • Job board access featuring nationwide positions within employer partner network and searchable resume on job board
  • Custom support

For more information
Contact Allison DeLise, National Manager, Employer Partnerships or (415) 834-9901


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