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Video: Adjusting to Life & Work in the U.S. – Perspectives from Refugee Women

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 25, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
In the summer of 2019, Switchboard interviewed recently resettled refugee women in Atlanta, GA; Hyattsville, MD; and Lancaster, PA. The goal of this video is to elevate the voices of female clients, giving them the opportunity to reflect on their early experiences in the U.S. and a platform to share their perspective and advice with …

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Video: Adjusting to Life & Work in the U.S. – Advice from Established Clients to Newly Arrived Clients

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 23, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Employment
In the summer of 2019, Switchboard interviewed established clients in Atlanta, GA; Hyattsville, MD; and Lancaster, PA, including refugees, asylees, and Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) holders.  The goal of this video is to elevate the voices of established clients, giving them the opportunity to reflect on their early experiences in the U.S. and a platform …

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Blog Post: Making Remote Work Successful: Tips for Employees Working Remotely

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Digital Inclusion, Employment, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
Remote work is a growing reality for organizations around the world. It presents a challenge, but it also presents an opportunity. With the right tools, approaches, and habits, individuals and teams working remotely can be even more productive than teams who work together in the same location. This post offers tips to employees working remotely. …

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Blog Post: Making Remote Work Successful: Tips for Managing Remote Workers & Teams

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Digital Inclusion, Employment, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
The need to create teams of employees who can work together effectively across locations and distances is a growing reality for organizations around the world. It presents a challenge, but it also presents an opportunity. With the right tools, approaches, and habits, individuals and teams working remotely can be even more productive than teams who …

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Blog Post: Making Remote Work Successful: 6 Tips for Being IT-Ready to Work from Home

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: March 20, 2020
Topic(s): Digital Inclusion, Employment, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
Remote work is a growing reality for organizations around the world. It presents a challenge, but it also presents an opportunity. With the right tools, approaches, and habits, individuals and teams working remotely can be even more productive than teams who work together in the same location. This post offers tips to employees working remotely. …

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Blog Post: How to Help Clients Complete the New 2020 Form W-4

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 30, 2020
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Readiness
As you may know, in 2019, the IRS announced changes to its Form W-4. These changes will apply to all employee wages in 2020. The W-4 is the IRS form that new employees fill out to let their employers know how much money to withhold from their paychecks for federal taxes. Chances are you may …

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Podcast: Diversifying Your Client Base: Increasing Enrollment of Asylees, Special Immigrant Visa (SIV) Holders, and Others in ORR programs

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: January 21, 2020
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Employment
Is your program seeking to increase enrollment among special immigrant visa (SIV) holders, asylees, and other ORR-eligible populations? Stream Switchboard’s latest podcast, where Erica Bouris, Senior Technical Advisor for Economic Empowerment at the IRC, discusses ways to boost program enrollment among ORR-eligible clients you may not currently be reaching. She shares her thoughts on developing …

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Tool or Template: Program Maturity Self-Assessments

Author(s): International Rescue Committee (IRC)
Date: December 16, 2019
Topic(s): Case Management, Community Engagement, Employment, Financial Capabilities, Organizational Development
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement, Entrepreneurship, Interpretation, Volunteer Management
These self-assessment tools, developed by the International Rescue Committee, are designed to help refugee service providers, both front line staff and program managers, to identify the current stage of their service delivery and the key components of successful refugee service provision in a variety of areas. Included are assessments for the provision of: Case management …

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Blog Post: Why Job Development Should Speed Up When Hiring Slows Down

Author(s): Switchboard
Date: December 11, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Job Development
If you’ve worked in employment services for a while, you know that the holidays (late November through early January) are often the slowest hiring months of the year. If there is one time of year when you feel like you’re terrible at your job, it’s probably during the so-called “most wonderful time of the year!” …

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Guide: Career Pathways in Pharmacy: Using Your Foreign Education in the United States

Author(s): WES Global Talent Bridge
Date: December 5, 2019
Topic(s): Employment
Subtopic(s): Career Advancement
This guide is designed to help clients with international training explore career pathways related to pharmacy, as well as alternative careers that use related skills but may not require a license.