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Central Oregon Intergovernmental Council (COIC)

Meet Michael

Workforce Challenge

Michael was laid off in the summer of 2010 from a full-time machinist position at a local manufacturing company.

Workforce Solution

Michael accessed COIC/WorkSource services including Job Search workshops, and met with an Employment Counselor several times to revise his resume and target his job search. On-the-Job Training and/or classroom training to become a CNC Machinist were also discussed, though Michael's preference was to return to work as quickly as possible.

Outcomes & Benefits

After job searching for 8 months and interviewing for several positions, Michael and was hired as a full-time machinist at $18 per hour, with a local manufacturer.

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