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Colombian Physician Starts Again

Name: Paola

Country: Colombia

Profession: Resident – Family Medicine

A native Colombian, Paola was working at one of the Chile’s largest public hospitals. In 2007, she moved to the Windy City to start a new life. "For a long time I didn't do anything, because I didn't have the contacts or anything…” she says. Then Paola connected with Upwardly Global. “They really changed my life.”

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"Upwardly Global gave me user-friendly tools that I applied not only for job searching but also to build professional relationships. The training helped me realize my strengths and recognize the areas where I need to develop my talents."

Name: Helena Alemu

Country: Ethiopia

Profession: Research Consultant

Company: UNICEF

Home Impact Articles and Recent Research Talent Shortage 2011 Survey Report

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. The sixth annual survey also explored why employers are facing talent challenges and what they are doing to mitigate the situation.

Excerpt from the survey findings:

"India and the United States report the largest increases in difficulty; in India, difficulty increased to 67% in 2011 from only 16% in 2010—a 51 percentage point increase  (Figure 4). In the U.S., the difficulty increased to 52% from 14%, a 38 percentage point increase. These difficulties likely stem from increased demand in both countries as the economy rebounds.  . In the U.S., the difficulty increased to 52% from 14%, a 38 percentage point increase. These difficulties likely stem from increased demand in both countries as the economy rebounds."

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