Colorado

Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Workforce and Business Center

Meet Jumhuria

Workforce Challenge

Jumhuria is a refugee with extremely minimal English speaking skills. In addition, she lacked any work experience and had no education to fall on. She came to the United States with her husband and were extremely desperate for employment. However, they did not know where to begin.

Workforce Solution

After conducting research with local program affiliated with refugee assistance, the Adams County Workforce & Business Center identified a hotel chain that is generally accepting of individuals with minimal experience and English speaking skills.

Outcomes & Benefits

After reaching out to the hotel's Downtown Denver location, Jumhuria and the workforce center submitted an application together and were successful in attaining an interview.
Jumhuria is now currently employed with and is extremely happy.

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