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New Guide for Internationally Trained Accountants Released

Friday March 22, 2019 | by Mia Nacamulli

Career Pathways in Accounting is the latest release in the WES Global Talent Bridge Pathways e-guides series. This new e-guide outlines career and academic pathways in the field of accounting, with specifications of the field in the U.S., step-by-step pathways to top accounting careers, licensing and certification requirements, and an array of helpful state-specific...

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Spotlight on Des Moines: Skilled Immigrant Integration Program

Tuesday March 19, 2019 | by Sanjita Pradhan

Image by Tony Walker from Pixabay   The WES Global Talent Bridge Skilled Immigrant Integration Program, now in its second year, involves training for communities working to advance immigrant success. Sanjita Pradhan reports on plans from the Greater Des Moines Partnership, one of the eight communities in the 2019 program. The Greater...

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How Boise and Its Partners Are Using Their Career Pathways Grant

Tuesday February 19, 2019 | by Ashley Davis

Global Talent, an organization based in Boise, Idaho that helps college-educated immigrants and refugees connect with professional roles in the U.S., was recently awarded a three-year Refugee Career Pathways grant through the Office of Refugee Resettlement. Building on a regional partnership cultivated through the WES Global Talent Bridge National...

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Eliminating Barriers to Education for Refugees: Fanshawe College

Tuesday February 19, 2019 | by Anne Greenwood

Fanshawe College in London, Ontario is one of Ontario’s largest colleges. The college provides “flexible learning arrangements and experiential education opportunities” to ensure students are prepared for an ever-shifting labour market. In 2015, as Syrian refugees began arriving in Canada, Fanshawe saw a similar influx in their admission offices:...

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Preparing Internationally Educated Professionals for the Future of Work

Friday January 18, 2019 | by Jodi Tingling

Those who work in the immigrant serving sector may be aware that the economy is shifting. This shift includes roles becoming more automated, changes in skills needed by employers, and employers requiring more creativity and soft skills in the workplace. It’s imperative for those who work with internationally educated...

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