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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Frederick County Workforce Services

Meet Joseph

Workforce Challenge

Joseph came to Frederick County Workforce Services as an experienced worker who sought to change careers. Even with a Bachelor’s degree and a solid work history, Joseph was in need of additional skills to expand his employment and career options.

Workforce Solution

As a dislocated worker and a Veteran, Joseph was eligible to receiving training funds to support his career education. After participating in the career assessment program at FCWS, Joseph identified two areas of career interest based upon his strengths and aptitudes. With support from FCWS, Joseph enrolled in a CDL A training class at Hagerstown Community College so that he would qualify for an employment opportunity as a truck driver.

Outcomes & Benefits

Joseph successfully completed his training and thereafter, obtained a truck driving job with JJ Taylor Inc, in Alexandria, VA.

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