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NCWWDB’s Training Programs are Life Changing

NCWWDB’s “Success Stories” are an amazing collection of testimony to the extraordinary value and positive impact WIA has made throughout our communities. The Board has helped shape the career paths of workers from all walks of life. Below are the stories of citizens who have used WDB resources to become exceptional employees and strong community leaders.

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Jennifer’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on October 25, 2017

Download printable version of Jennifer’s Success Story. Jennifer has a dream of working in the veterinary environment.  She is currently attending NTC to earn a degree in Veterinary Science.  Finding employment…

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Matthew’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on October 19, 2017

  Download a printable version of Matthew’s Success Story. Matthew didn’t waste any time; instead he took advantage of the onsite Rapid Response meetings provided by the Dislocated Worker Program. …

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Amy’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on October 19, 2017

  Download a printable version of Amy’s Success Story. In July of 2015, a classmate and Mid-State Counselor, who were both familiar with WIOA, suggested that Amy contact someone at the…

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Debra’s Success Story

Posted in Blog, Success Stories on October 6, 2017

Download a printable version of Debra’s Success Story. Workforce Challenge – Radio Cab of Marshfield was notified that they lost the contract bid for taxi service with the City of Marshfield….

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Kayla’s Success Story

Posted in Blog, Success Stories on October 6, 2017

Download a printable version of Kayla’s Success Story. Kayla is a single mother of one child. Kayla and her son were forced to move in with her parents due to her…

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Constance’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on September 29, 2016

From a very young age, Connie learned to be strong. As a young teenager, she lost her father and was forced into the workforce. Connie took any job she could to help support her mother and sister. She lived her life without the opportunity to really focus on herself and her own career. Connie experienced many personal struggles that created additional stress in her life. Nearly seven years ago, Connie lost her mother. This was an eye opening, ah ha moment for Connie, she had two beautiful children of her own to raise. Connie wanted to be the best mom she could for her children. Life was a challenge, but Connie persevered.

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William’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on September 28, 2016

Barty was a young adult in need of guidance. He worked seasonal jobs, but needed some assistance in setting a career path. He began the welding program at Mid-State Technical College thinking he was on his way. But in 2015, Barty endured three deaths in his family. The emotional stress was overwhelming and Barty couldn’t concentrate on his classes. It was a difficult decision, but he quit school. This unfortunate situation left Barty with a financial aid bill that would prevent him from returning to school.

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Robin’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on September 28, 2016

“My future goals and aspirations pertain to making a difference in other people’s lives. It’s my heart’s desire to help people and be good to them by generously ‘paying forward’ what I have already generously received.” These words are from Robin Stafford, the 2016 WIOA Dislocated Worker program recipient. Robin knows all too well the meaning and purpose of the Dislocated Worker program.

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Randi’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on September 30, 2015

Having lost her job, Randi made a decision that drastically effected her and her family, but a decision that would lead to a better life. Randi had always dreamed of having her college degree and pursued it with her family’s support and the support of the WIA Dislocated Worker program. Through all the hardships that she endured while in school, Randi never gave up on her dream.

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Lindsey’s Success Story

Posted in Success Stories on September 30, 2015

Watching her father work on diesel engine and being around heavy equipment, Lindsey knew exactly what her career would be; she wanted to be a Diesel Mechanic like her father. She knew that this wasn’t going to be an easy path, but she knew she could do it. Through the difficult times, with the support of her family and the WIA Adult program, Lindsey accomplished her dream.

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