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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Liberty Center Workforce Development Center

Meet Joyce

Workforce Challenge

Joyce is a Clinical Social Worker that has an extensive background within the Social Work field. Joyce was contractually employed and was seeking full time employment with an organization. She requested to have a job specialist review her résumé as she was not sure if the résumé that she was using effectively marketed her brand.

Workforce Solution

The job specialist initially provided services to Ms. Brown in January, 2014. He critiqued Joyce’s résumé and suggested that revisions be made to the document. He created a revised two page document for Joyce. He placed an emphasis on developing the upper third of Joyce’s résumé, to effectively convey her specialized training / therapeutic skills to prospective employers. He also inserted an accomplishments section in the upper third of the document, to communicate Joyces’s breadth of contributions throughout her career. Lastly, he posted the revised résumé in Joyces’s MWE account.

Outcomes & Benefits

After receiving the services from the job specialist Joyce received and accepted an offer from the The MATCH (Making All The Children Healthy) program; she started in May.

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