Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Columbia Workforce Center

Meet Larry

Workforce Challenge

Larry was a single homeless dad with three year old twin girls and needed help finding employment.

Workforce Solution

Larry attended several of the Columbia Workforce Center's workshops and job fairs. He was prompt in responding to all job leads that he received and was always prepared and ready for an interview. Working closely with his Workforce Consultant, Larry was ble to obtain a work experience assignment with Success and Style located in Savage, MD.

Outcomes & Benefits

There he was able to use his skills and talents, which made him feel very fulfilled. Larry used his extensive handy man skills to leverage a full time position with the Savage Mills earning $10/hr. Larry has recently applied with another local company where he is now employed as an assembler making $15/hr.

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