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Pikes Peak Workforce Center


Meet Ray

Workforce Challenge

Ray worked for a local non-profit for 17 years after retiring from the military. When he was laid off, Ray was a mature worker who was not sure how to conduct a job search in today’s market. He also needed an updated resume.

Workforce Solution

Ray was enrolled in the Dislocated Worker program at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center where he received assistance updating his resume and preparing for interviews. Ray says, “The class on resume and interviewing highlighted the importance of networking. Networking is what helped me achieve my employment.” Because of his military service, Ray was also able to enroll in a 32 hour LEAN Six Sigma continuous process improvement class that the Center offers veterans.

Outcomes & Benefits

Shortly after completing training, Ray accepted a job with a local warehouse and says that connecting to the Workforce Center was the critical step in his job search.


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