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Meet Clifton

Workforce Challenge

After working 20 years for the same manufacturing company, Clifton found himself unemployed when the company moved the jobs overseas. For the previous several years, he had been working as a Project Manager and after the layoff, he was having a difficult time finding new employment.

Workforce Solution

Clifton was eligible for the TAA and WIA programs through the Illinois workNet Center of Northern Cook County. Through these programs, Clifton was able to enroll in the E-Commerce/ Web Development Certificate Program at Advanced Computer Training. These training program offered Clifton the updated skills he needed to be more marketable and to find full-time employment.

Outcomes & Benefits

Clifton completed the E-Commerce/ Web Development Certificate Program in February 2011. Soon after completing training, he accepted a job as a Project Manager at Domino Amjet in Gurnee, IL. Congratulations, Clifton!


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