Dislocated Worker Transitions from Retail Shelves to Reference Shelves

Rapid Response session helps worker transition jobs..

Laura was dislocated from Shopko in April 2019. She connected with the WorkSmart Network (WIOA Title I service providers) through a Rapid Response session where she learned about the services available to her through the Retail Dislocated Worker Grant.

Laura worked with her WIOA Title I Career Planner to review labor market information, explore careers, build her cover letter and develop her resume.

After receiving career services to hep her forward, Laura was hired as a Library Technician at Pinney Library earning $14.40 per hour.