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Workforce Development Dept., County of San Bernardino

Meet Anthony

Workforce Challenge

After Anthony was laid off, he was referred to the Workforce Investment Board by the State of California’s Employment Development Department.

Workforce Solution

The Workforce Investment Board helped Anthony with various job services, including: job search assistance, resume preparation, job referrals, job placement assistance and career advice. The Workforce Investment Board also assisted Anthony with one-on-one case management, group workshops, help obtaining gas cards and work boots, and funding for training. With the Workforce Investment Board’s help, he was able to pick a career path and enroll in classes to earn an associate’s degree in business administration.

Outcomes & Benefits

Anthony is currently working for Evolution Fresh/Starbucks Distribution Company as a loader. He is also close to obtaining his business management certificate. Anthony is thankful for all of the assistance he received from the Workforce Investment Board’s office. He says that his personal counselor was particularly helpful with career advice and school enrollment. He intends to complete his studies and seek promotional opportunities in upper management.

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