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Adams County Workforce County

Meet Melissa

Workforce Challenge

Recently released from jail, Melissa was looking for work. Discouraged by the scarcity of available positions and the lack of interest in her, Melissa was ready to go back to the stability of prison.

Workforce Solution

She visited the Adams County Workforce Center seeking employment assistance. The Center provided encouragement, helped her write a resume and develop interview skills, and connected her with "Dress For Success." She was able to get an interview outfit and 5 days worth of work clothes.

Outcomes & Benefits

Melissa interviewed and was offered a position at Chili's as a host. Additionally, she will attend manager training. After being manager for a few years, she hopes to become a general manager and then, a district manager.

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