GLOBAL TALENT NEWS

25Oct

Global Talent Idaho Is Hiring an Employment Services Associate in Salt Lake City!

Global Talent Idaho is currently hiring an Employment Services Associate in Salt Lake City, Utah. Please see the position summary below and refer to the full job description posted on the Jannus website for more information and instructions on how to apply. EMPLOYMENT SERVICES ASSOCIATE POSITION SUMMARY: The Salt Lake City-based Employment Services Associate will be responsible for conducting outreach, recruiting, and providing end-to-end career coaching services to professionals and college students who arrived as immigrants and refugees. The Employment Services Associate...

01Feb

Global Talent Idaho is Hiring a Project Manager!

Global Talent Idaho is currently hiring a Project Manager. Please see the position summary below and refer to the full job description posted on the Jannus website for more information and instructions on how to apply. PROJECT MANAGER POSITION SUMMARY: The Global Talent Idaho Project Manager is responsible to manage the Global Talent Idaho project and staff, lead and direct GTI’s development and continuous improvement, represent the project to partner and employer organizations, drive sustainability activities, oversee job seeker retention and...

18Aug

Innovative Internship Focuses on Diversifying Tech, Equipping GTI Job Seekers with Skills Needed for Treasure Valley Employers

  Two Global Talent Idaho participants—a GTI alumna and current job seeker—are among the inaugural Ambient Sensors 10-week intensive software development bootcamp created by Clearwater Analytics software developer Nilab Mousa. Nilab, a graduate of Boise State University in Computer Science, partnered with local startup Ambient Sensors to create the bootcamp after seeing a need for college graduates to refine skills learned in the classroom for the workplace. “Even for college graduates in the U.S. it’s a challenge to adapt your mindset to...

19Mar

Careers for Change Celebration

Save the Date for our first annual fundraising event When: Tuesday, May 16 at 6:30 PM Where: Albertsons Headquarters, 250 East Parkcenter Blvd. Honoring: Global Talent Idaho Alumni and Faisal Shah, Idaho entrepreneur who emigrated to the U.S. as a child. Featuring International cuisine Hundreds of refugees and immigrants arrive in Idaho with advanced degrees and professional careers including engineers, doctors, nurses, teachers, accountants and scientists. They are often unfamiliar with the U.S. job market and face enormous barriers to employment in their field. They...

19Mar

Employer Spotlight: Figure 8 Investment Strategies

Employer Spotlight: Figure 8 Investment Strategies Lisa Cooper, president of Figure 8 Investment Strategies, has always integrated a social component into her work. Sustainability, social impact, and corporate governance drive decisions at her Boise-based investment management firm and she actively hires and trains immigrants and refugees to lead her investment research. “In our industry there’s a lot of talk about the need for a new generation of investment professionals to match an increasingly diverse and globalized audience,” says Lisa. “My goal is...

21Sep

A Lesson in Finance: CapEd Presents, Educates and Offers Financial Advice to GTI Job Seekers

A Lesson in Finance: CapEd Presents, Educates and Offers Financial Advice to GTI Job Seekers Global Talent Idaho sincerely thanks Lisa Hamilton and Melissa Thometz from Cap Ed Credit Union for presenting to GTI’s Professional English Class about budgeting and personal finance. Over the last two weeks, Lisa and Melissa taught our job seekers how to build, maintain and understand their personal credit scores, budget and finance with savings accounts and Certificates of Deposit, what types of loans are available and...