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Workforce Success Story Submitted By:
Hunt Valley Workforce Development Center

Meet Janae

Workforce Challenge

Janae is a resident at Sarah’s Hope at Hannah More. Janae was seeking full-time employment, with benefits. Janae’s goal was to gain full-time employment in order to secure permanent housing.

Workforce Solution

Services provided to Janae at the Hunt Valley American Job Center (AJC) were Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE) re-enrollment, résumé assistance, computer resources via the Mobile Career Center (MCC), assistance with employer online applications, employment leads and a referral to the Department of Economic and Workforce Development (DEWD) Clothing Closet.

Outcomes & Benefits

It was suggested that she apply for positions with a national hotel chain. She completed the application process with the assistance of AJC staff. She was offered and accepted a position with an area hotel. During a recent follow-up, Janae excitedly shared that she received “Employee of the Month” for April, as well as, her promotion to Assistant Restaurant Manager. Future plans include obtaining professional clothing, from the DEWD Clothing Closet, for her new role as Assistant Manager.

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