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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Baltimore County Office of Workforce Development

Meet Robert

Workforce Challenge

Mr. Pedrick was a former RG Steel employee who was training for a new career in HVAC. He met with case manager Dana Williams who provided him with transportation, resume & interviewing assistance, and a job referral.

Workforce Solution

At the Workforce Center Mr. Pedrick was able to produce a high performance résumé, was more comfortable with interviewing and was given transportation reimbursement, which made it easier to gain interviews. Mr. Pedrick received one-on-one résumé, job search, interviewing assistance with me. He also received transportation assistance, for the 1st 2 weeks of employment. Dana and Mr. Pedrick discussed his transferable skills and she suggested he pursue other positions.

Outcomes & Benefits

Mr. Pedrick found employment with McCormick & Co as a Millwright. In the future Mr. Pedrick plans to complete high school and/or college, complete training program, get job, start an OJT program, conduct a mass recruitment, and engage in incumbent worker training, etc. He also plans to retain employment at McCormick and Co.

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