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A Coastal Engineer from Vietnam is Proud to Protect California Coastline

Name: To Dang

Country: Vietnam

Profession: Coastal Scientist

To Dang and his wife were well known Coastal Engineers in Vietnam. When they arrived in the U.S. they soon realized they did not know about the U.S. cultural context, let alone how to get a job in this country. He worked as a tour guide to help pay the bills and was not sure if he would ever find a professional job. “When I went to the first Upwardly Global workshop, my hope came back,” he recalled.

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"I am grateful for Upwardly Global. These past months changed my whole experience as a job seeker. You have a great team, they are the best and you should be proud of them. I feel lucky working with you."

Name: Felipe Santander

Country: Chile

Profession: Architect

Company: Todd Jersey Architecture

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Articles and Recent Research

Articles related to the integration of highly skilled immigrants into the U.S. workforce.

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Why Diversity Matters An analysis by McKinsey & Co. finds that companies with more diverse workforces perform better financially.
Groundbreaking Study: Immigration Creates Jobs for U.S. Workers A new nationwide study, based on a multi-year statistical analysis, offers new evidence that immigrants create jobs for American workers.
Talent Shortage 2011 Survey Report ManpowerGroup surveyed nearly 40,000 employers in 39 countries and territories in 2011 to gauge the impact of talent shortages on the global labor market.
Debunking International Background Screening Myths Recruiting Trends challenges 10 common myths about background screening for international candidates.

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