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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Workforce Alliance of South Central Kansas

Meet Kurt

Workforce Challenge

Kurt, a US Air Force Veteran and 50 year old single father of three, worked as an aviation manager for nearly five years, making $49 per hour. After being laid off and finding it
impossible to support his family on weekly unemployment
benefits, Kurt sought assistance from the Wichita Workforce Center.

Workforce Solution

Despite not having a college degree, the Workforce Center helped Kurt highlight his technical and management experience on his resume, making him marketable to employers. 

Outcomes & Benefits

After an intensive job search with his case manager, Kurt obtained employment in the Technical, Engineering and Computer division of a local company earning $40 per hour. 

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