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

Meet Charles

Workforce Challenge

Charles came to the Workforce Center a year ago struggling to find employment. He faced multiple barriers as an ex-offender with few technical skills and lack of transportation.

Workforce Solution

The Workforce Center help Charles with funding to attend training for CNC Milling and Advanced Machining Technology. While attending classes he regularly used the resources at the Workforce Center to perfect his resume and search for jobs. The WIA program was able to help him with bus passes for transportation.

Outcomes & Benefits

Charles obtained his CNC Milling Certificate in 2011. Charles obtained full time employment with a local machine company in June 2012 and he continues to attend classes for the Machining Technology program to further his skills.

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