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Here’s What the Refugee Screening Process Looks Like

In light of some confusion in the recent national debate on refugee resettlement, here is a video  of the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, Jeh Johnson, explaining the screening process refugees go through before resettling in the U.S. Share away!

By |December 18th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Resettled Refugees Help To ‘Bring Buffalo Back’

“If you want to see how refugees are changing Buffalo, N.Y., the West Side Bazaar is a good place to start. It’s an incubator for immigrant-owned businesses.” Read Joel Rose’s article on how an influx of immigrants has helped transform Buffalo’s West Side here.

By |December 2nd, 2015|Press, Success Stories|0 Comments

Community Concert for Refugee Relief

Tonight at the Cathedral of the Rockies in Boise, beginning at 7:30 p.m., musicians of many different faiths and genres will be putting on a concert in support of Refugee Relief! Make sure you turn out for a good cause! Read more here.concert

By |November 24th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Thanks, HP, for a great Career Summit!

Here is one of our favorite shots from our October 16 Career Summit at HP’s Boise site. Thanks to everyone who volunteered to perform mock interviews and network with our job seekers and to all the staff at GTI and HP alike who made this event possible!

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By |October 27th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Watch This Timelapse Video Capture Boise In Motion

Photographer Guy Hand was featured recently on Boise State Public Radio. He is a phenomenal talent and we have been beyond pleased to work with him for the images of our job seekers that will appear in our new informational brochure, which will be out soon (the brochure will be produced by OneStone– […]

By |October 26th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Thank You, U.S. Bank!

We would like to extend a heartfelt ‘thank you’ to Mark Munroe, Margaret Sato, and U.S. Bank for their generous donation to Global Talent Idaho and the Women’s Business Center of Idaho. Your support of the Women’s Business Center of Idaho (WBC), an SBA funded project, helps entrepreneurs to plan, start, and grow their […]

By |October 2nd, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

The Refugees I Have Known

Read Amy Roost’s recent article featured on The Huffington Post’s website, which addresses many of the misconceptions still held about refugees today. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/amy-roost/refugees-i-have-known_b_8105840.html

 

By |September 15th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Global Talent Idaho Featured In White House Report

We are honored to receive mention in the September “Progress Update on Job Driven Training and Apprenticeships” report released by the White House. The story of Rasha Al Zaidi, an Iraqi pharmacist and GTI Jobseeker who successfully reclaimed her career in Boise, is also featured on page 10! Read the full report here: https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/docs/job-driven_training_and_apprenticeship_progress_report.pdf

By |September 14th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

Welcoming Idaho Project

We at Global Talent Idaho support “Welcoming Idaho”, a new project of the Idaho Community Action Network (ICAN) dedicated to creating communities receptive to new immigrants and refugees and their needs. “Just as fertile soil is needed for a seed to grow; receptive communities are needed for immigrants to thrive.” Read more and support their […]

By |September 11th, 2015|Press, Upcoming Events|0 Comments

GTI Blog Series: Richard Naing

Richard Naing, a Burmese IT professional, civil engineer, and Global Talent Idaho alumnus, authored the second piece in our blog series featuring job seekers, volunteers, employers, and mentors and their stories. Read about his incredible experience below.

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After my father, a contracted civil engineer in Myanmar (Burma), […]

By |August 27th, 2015|Press, Success Stories, Upcoming Events|0 Comments