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McHenry County Workforce Network

Meet Terrence

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Workforce Challenge

Terrence was laid off from his Field Service Tech position and soon sought help at McHenry County Workforce Network. As a single parent of 3, he was anxious to get back to work. He had 18 years of IT experience, but found he was lacking specific certifications for the current job market.

Workforce Solution

Through the Workforce Investment Act(WIA),Terrance obtained his CCNA-Cisco Certified Network Associate certification. He then added training in CCNA Voice and Security.

Outcomes & Benefits

Terrance landed a job as a Field Engineer with X-IO Tech, a data network storage company headquartered in Colorado Springs and now earns 40% more than in his previous position.

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