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Workforce Development Dept., County of San Bernardino

Meet Mickel

Workforce Challenge

Mickel had been incarcerated for three years, and he came out of prison with a desire to change. He heard about the Workforce Investment Board's job services through the probation department. Mickel had dreams of becoming a firefighter.

Workforce Solution

The Workforce Investment Board assisted Mickel with information on how to explain his conviction during interviews and also helped him put together a competitive resume.

Outcomes & Benefits

Mickel recently became employed as a firefighter. He says the Workforce Investment Board provided him with both the motivation and support that he needed to create a better life for himself.

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