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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Columbia Workforce Center

Meet Anthony

Workforce Challenge

The WIA Counselor originally met with Anthony on April 26th 2012 to discuss possible paths toward finding employment.

Workforce Solution

He received Core services from the local DLLR staff including resume assistance and services orientation; however he still needed intensive services to gain employment. Anthony’s recent work experience had been as computer technician with Gantech Inc (contractor), which ended in January of 2012. He has gained more than 12 years of experience in the IT field. Anthony had an offer of employment if he obtained Security+ . We found a program that was a match for his background at UMBC training center. He was also able to get the necessary certification in which he needed.

Outcomes & Benefits

After completing the training Anthony was able to acquire employment with a Naval Supply Facility as a computer technician to work on a federal contract. Anthony stated, "the training had a definite impact on him finding employment."

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