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From Shopko to Project Management – Peter’s Success Story

Eric was dislocated from Shopko in April 2019. He connected with the WorkSmart Network to learn about the services available to him through the DWG Retail Grant, including resume development and mileage assistance. He was interested in continuing his education… Continue Reading From Shopko to Project Management – Peter’s Success Story
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From Retail to Paralegal – Peter’s Success Story

Peter lost his job in late 2017 when Brennan’s Market closed all five locations. He connected with the WorkSmart Network through Rapid Response for assistance exploring careers outside the retail industry. At first Peter was unsure of his next step.… Continue Reading From Retail to Paralegal – Peter’s Success Story
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From Unemployed to Aspire Award: Corey’s Success Story

Corey connected with the WorkSmart Network when he lost his job as a delivery driver after 9 years with the company. Having not applied for a job in almost a decade, Corey enrolled in WIOA programming for help with career… Continue Reading From Unemployed to Aspire Award: Corey’s Success Story
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From Dislocation to Aspire Awardee: Andora’s Success Story

Andora never thought she’d lose her job. As a single mom she needed to provide for her family. She knew that more education in a growing industry would help her and her family in the long-run. “I needed to get… Continue Reading From Dislocation to Aspire Awardee: Andora’s Success Story

From Clerical to Accounting: Ian’s Success Story

Ian joined the WorkSmart Network to explore the educational opportunities available to him through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA). He always excelled with numbers and was interested in learning more about accounting. So he enrolled in the Purchasing… Continue Reading From Clerical to Accounting: Ian’s Success Story