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Meet Adriana
Adriana received Respiratory Therapist training from Seward County Community College, in partnership with Kansas WorkforceONE and the Kansas Health Profession Opportunity Project (KHPOP).
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Changing gears
Jan's employment specialist leveraged her skill set and resources to guide Jan back into the job market.
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Starting fresh
Michael has spent much of his life within the justice system. By working with his Employment Specialist/OWDS, Michael has been able to find the opportunity he needed to move up in his life.
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Meet Sabina
TAA helps offer wage subsidy to meet Sabina's need.
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Meet Alan
Thanks to assistance from the TAA Program, Allan found a new career.
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Meet Wanda
Wanda utilizes TAA Funds to subsidize wage
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Meet Nina
Months after training Nina found a job in a career that she loves, thanks to TAA.
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Meet Amber
Amber changes careers and finds employment thanks to TAA.
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Richard
TAA helped Richard get training which led to a higher paying position.
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Meet Brenda
Brenda found work in her field thanks to TAA.
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Meet Stanley
Stanley hopes to find success through additional training resources provided by TAA.
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Meet Todd
Todd's hard work and the Workforce Centers resources helped him move from unemployment to almost $50,000 a year.
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Meet Tristen
Tristen found a career in healthcare thanks to the KHPOP program.
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Meet Thanh
Thanh utilizes TAA to maintain current lifestyle.
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Meet Ronald
Robert, struggling to find employment in Kansas, was helped by TAA to relocate for a new opportunity.
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Meet Kimberly
Thanks to the Workforce Center and TAA Kimberly was able to find a career that provided her with employment and peace of mind.
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Meet Craig
Craig finds a new career thanks to TAA
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Meet Steve
RTAA helps Steve subsidize his wage
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Meet Daniel
Daniel finds a new job and possible opportunity to earn even more later
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Meet Margareeta
Margareeta finds success in Medical Coding
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Meet William
TAA is helping William reunite his family under one roof
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Meet Bruce
Employment was at end of the road and TAA helped him get there.
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Meet Roberta
Roberta's new resume revived her career
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Meet Robert
Robert finds success through certifications.
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Meet James
Veteran and laid off Aircraft worker uses TAA training to become a registered nurse.
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Meet Elainne
Retiree gains employment after one-on-one assistance from the Workforce Center.
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Meet Kevin
Thanks to TAA Kevin was able to complete a training program and help get wage subsidy assistance.
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Meet Huong
Huong found work after her lay-off but needed some transitional assistance financially.
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Meet Kent
TAA funds help laid off aviation worker gain employment as a CDL driver.
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Meet Bradford
TAA funds help a laid off worker earn Bachelors Degree
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Meet Ali
Short-term training was the turn around this job seeker needed to land a promising new job!
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Meet Silver
Overcoming barriers, Silver worked with his Employment Specialist to complete training and find employment.
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Meet Lisa
WIA Programs help a job seeker obtain her dream of becoming a nurse.
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Meet Steven
Steven's re-training leads to re-employment.
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Meet Jeramy
Jeramy found a new career interest, but was able to find work in his old career that helped him get through his training.
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Meet Hilda
TAA helps Hilda conquer history.
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Meet Rita
Single mother and part-time worker struggles to find full-time employment.
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Meet Kim
Mother of 2 uses WIA funds to become a certified LPN
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Meet Mark
Job Seeker goes from tinkering with cars to owning his own shop with the help of his local Workforce Center.
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Meet Robert
Laid-off worker determined to find success in Nursing
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Meet Steve
Laid off worker participates in OJT to boost experience
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Meet Jonna
Job seeker becomes a Certified Medical Assistant with assistance from KHPOP grant.
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Meet Carolyn
Dislocated worker uses WIA assistance to retrain as a Medical Assistant in 9 short months
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Meet Terri
Laid off Manufacturing worker pursues a new career in Nursing
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Meet Mark
Extended unemployment ends in career for one job seeker.
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Meet Crystal
A young mother getting her CNA fears failure but find success.
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Meet Kris
Former Administrative Assistant finds career as Occupational Therapy Assistant.
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Meet Macrina
Macrina is seeking her CMA license in order to advance in her chosen field.
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Meet Heather
By building a plan with her Employment Specialist, Heather was able to find her confidence to achieve her employment goals.
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Meet David
David felt that after 13 years of IT work he was destined to do something else. TAA helped David complete that desire to make a career transition.
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Meet Lewis
Lewis uses training assistance to earn two certificates and eventually two jobs.
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Meet Timothy
OJT helps Timothy land a J-O-B.
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Meet Dan
Feeling down, Dan was able to rebound from a stressful job search to land employment thanks to TAA.
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Anthony
Anthony's Experience, His Ace in the Hole.
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Meet Janice
TAA funds help mature worker become a Registered Medical Assistant
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Meet Michelle
KHPOP helps single mother of 4 become a successful CMA.
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Meet Grant
KANSASWORKS.com helps laid off Video Production Specialist find work
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Meet Kimberly
Mom uses KHPOP funds to become Registered Nurse
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Meet Susan
CNA enrolls in PACES and KHPOP to advance her career in healthcare
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Meet Christopher
Laid off Aircraft worker uses PACES funding to become an RN
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Meet Andrew
Job seeker goes from CNA to LPN with help from the KHPOP program.
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Meet Michelle
Single mother with barriers finds CMA career path with the help of the KHPOP program.
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Meet Vince
Skills training in composite technology helps Vince find a new job making more money than before.
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Meet Jim
Jim's long term unemployment ends after he receives job training as a sheet metal worker.
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Kristian
An on-the-job training opportunity was a win-win for Kristian and Kaman Composites.
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LaSherie
A single mother was horrified at the thought of being unemployed and proactively visited the Wichita Workforce Center.
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Felicia
A single mother of five seeks additional credentials to increase her earning potential.
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Christoper
Working two days per week made it difficult for Christopher to pay for tuition and the cost of training.
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Lynn
Once homeless, Lynn now has a house and a job with benefits.
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Phyllis
SCSEP helps a stay at home mother reenter the workforce.
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Brandyn
Earning his BSN expanded this job seekers career opportunities.
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Grace
Older worker retrains for a career in Medical Technology.
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Larry
The ability to search for jobs online and an updated resume was all this Veteran needed to land his dream job.
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Scott
A polished resume and job search tips helped a Veteran obtain a management position.
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Amy
An employer found this job seekers resume on KANSASWORKS.com.
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Mary
Starting with no certifications, an LPN stays focused on her career pathway.
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Erica
A mother of two worked hard to find a stable career that would help support her family.
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Ashton
Facing financial barriers associated with her degree completion, Ashton sought assistance from the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas.
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Nitride Solutions
This company found local talent by partnering with the Workforce Centers of South Central Kansas.
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Freida
Her work experience opportunity helped Freida start her own business.
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David
Daivd was laid-off after working more than 10 years as an interior installer in the aviation industry.
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Crystal
The rising cost of gas and tuition almost cut Crystal's dream of becoming a nurse short.
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Tuan
No work history and few financial resources made college intimidating for this youth.
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Valerie
Valerie feared additional layoffs in the manufacturing industry and decided to train for a career in healthcare.
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Christal
A single mother of two completes additional credentials to increase her earnings and care for her family.
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Donna
Struggling with little education in a competitive job market, SCSEP helps Donna find a job.
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Finding success all along the way
One adult job seeker's path toward changing his and his children's lives by developing a new career
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Meet Matt
It's never too late to change directions
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Developing opportunities in a rural community
When a company in a small rural community began having trouble finding qualified applicants, they reached out to their local Workforce Investment Board to develop a solution
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Meet Jeromy
Through WIA funding, Jeremy adds technical training as a Physical Therapist to his qualifications and now has his choice of jobs.
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Meet Lacy
Youth with no work experience is placed in a workforce office for the summer, gaining confidence and new job skills.
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Meet Justin
A veteran receives assistance with training into a new career in the Natural Gas Distribution.
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Meet Cecilia
After a layoff, Cecilia receives funding for training in the healthcare field.
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Draka Cableteq USA
WorkforceONE assists company with remote hiring for new location in Hutchinson using video conferencing technology.
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Meet Dan
Assistance from Kanasas WorkforceONE in Greensburg helps Dan obtain his drivers license and prepare for a new job.
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Meet Andy
After the Greensburg tornado, WIA assistance in obtaining a Commercial Drivers License helps Andy get back on his feet.
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From Rail Lines to Pipelines
After being laid-off and relocating to Kansas, Keith Franks receives training and finds rewarding employment in the energy industry.
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Meet Amber
After a layoff, an LPN goes back to school to become a registered nurse and greatly improves her financial outlook.
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Facing Challenges Together
After a tough layoff, brothers Don and Mack must return to school to gain basic skills before moving on to technical training and eventual reemployment.
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Meet Kyle
With WIA support, a young man trains as a diesel mechanic and lands a well-paying job.
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Meet Tammara
A three month SYEP position turns into a full-time opportunity for Tammara.
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Karin
Karin had the soft-skills needed to secure employment and the Workforce Center helped her obtain the computer skills required by her employer.
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Kathryn
Kathryn had a wealth of experience in the aviation industry, but lacked formal education.
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Jeff
Tuition assistance made it possible for Jeff, a father of two, to make a career change.
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Valeri
Valeri lacked a post-secondary education and worked minimum wage jobs to support her family.
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Joseph
Joseph felt he had many barriers to employment, but with help from the Workforce Center he was able to overcome those barriers and obtain employment.
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Karen
Seeing that her previous job lacked growth potential, Karen chose a health care career pathway and secured employment.
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Gautam
Gautam spoke limited English and lacked a resume, but with help from the Workforce Center he was able to secure employment.
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Teri
An On-the-Job Training opportunity helped Teri secure a position in the avitation industry.
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Jake
Struggling to make ends meet on unemployment benefits, Jake sought a skilled credential.
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Norma
Limited transportation made it hard for Norma to find employment.
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Rolando
Rolando secured employment after learning how to emphasize his skills and explain his criminal record to employers.
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Keri
A mother of 6 is thankful for the financial assistance that helped her complete her LPN Certification.
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Nicholas
Short-term training and a WorkReady Certificate helped Nicholas secure employment with a major company.
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Marshalls
A national retailer opens a new location and the Wichita Workforce Center helped with their recruiting and hiring needs.
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Daniel
A partnership makes it possible for Daniel to earn an advanced degree and for a local company to find the skilled worker they needed.
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Sophia
As a single mother Sophia struggled to make ends meet while completing the last semester of her training program.
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Chet
A skilled credential helped Chet obtain employment and increase his earnings.
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Terrie
Terrie updated her Microsoft Office skills and quickly found a full time job.
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Russell
Struggling to find employment, Russell sought the training needed to secure a position.
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Meet Lori
An Associates Degree helped Lori secure a full-time position and purchase her first home.
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Meet Wade
Wade turned a layoff into a chance to further his education.
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Meet Charles
Short term training and help from the Workforce Center helped this ex-offender overcome multiple barriers to employment.
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Meet Christine
After 12 years as an Electrical Assembler this Sedgwick County resident took time to upgrade her skills following a layoff.
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Meet Steve
Steve understands the importance of keeping your skills updated.
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Meet Steve
Short-term financial assistance from VWIP helps Steve finish his training program and land a lucrative job offer.
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Meet Louise
The Workforce Alliance's NEG makes it possible for Louise to complete CAD/CAM.
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Meet Katrina
This single mother went from underemployed to having multiple job offers.
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Meet Richard
Short term training leads to a permanent, full time position for this married father of four.
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Meet Magalit
A layoff from the aviation industry and financial assistance from the Workforce Alliance empowered Magalit to pursue her dream.
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Meet Thomas
Tuition assistance helps Thomas complete training and the Business Team helps him secure employment.
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Meet Christopher
Tuition assistance and supportive services make it possible for Christopher to have a stable career he enjoys.
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Meet Kurt
A polished resume and an intensive job search helps Kurt land a job making $40.00 per hour.
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Meet Mandy
Mandy was a stay home mom until her husband lost his job. Now Mandy is an LPN.
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Meet Brett
An associate degree leads to a promotion for this Butler County resident.
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Meet Eric
His characteristic determination helps Eric use his new networking skills and polished resume to land a new job.
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Meet Marie
After re-training as a surgical technician, the resume and interview tips Marie receives help her land a new job she loves.
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Meet James
A customized resume and job leads from the Workforce Alliance's Business Services team makes all the difference for James.
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Meet Brenda
The Workforce Alliance helps Brenda make a career change from aviation to healthcare.
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Meet Tim
A National Guard Veteran who served in Iraq re-trains as a Surgical Technician with help from WIA funding.
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Meet Crystal
A single mother receives WIA tuition assistance to train as a Mobile Intensive Care Technician.
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Meet Erica
A troubled girl struggling with her parents divorce regains focus and discipline through her summer work experience.
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Meet Stephanie
A young, pregnant girl finishes obtains her diploma, proves herself at her Work Experience job, and earns a full time position to support herself.
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Meet Linda
Support, encouragement, and job search assistance from Heartland Works helps Linda survive a difficult period of unemployment.
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Meet Laci
WIA assistance with tuition helps Laci finish her technical training in the Building & Construction Trades.
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Meet Stephanie
With WIA transportation vouchers and help with a part-time job placement during nursing school, Stephanie is on her way to achieving her goal.
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Meet Paul
A former chef retrains in the Wind Energy industry, receiving financial support and resume and interview assistance that helps him land a job.
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Meet Brent
A former loan officer receives support and a modest Individual Training Account voucher to help him complete studies in the electric energy industry.
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Meet Anna
Services from Heartland Works boost Anna's computer skills and help her put her best foot forward when interviewing for a new job.
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