Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Eastpoint Workforce Development Center

Meet Nathan

Workforce Challenge

Nathan was laid off from R.G. Steel in August 2012. He came into the Eastpoint Workforce Center to enroll in Trade Adjustment Assistance services.

Workforce Solution

He had an AA degree but felt he needed additional skill training to enhance his employment chances. His trade counselor advised him to conduct labor market research to determine the type of training he wished to pursue.

Outcomes & Benefits

Nathan decided to acquire a structural welding certification. In the Spring of 2013, he successfully completed the training, receiving the AWS Welding Certification. A short time later, he obtained employment with the Maryland Port Administration.

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