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Workforce Development Dept., County of San Bernardino

Meet Linda

Workforce Challenge

After being laid off, Linda needed training, but she could not afford school. When she heard about the Workforce Investment Board’s (WIB) programs, she was very excited because she didn't know programs like this were available.

Workforce Solution

After visiting America’s Job Centers of California, Linda and her assigned advisor completed the application for funding. She was approved and started training. She also took advantage of several free workshops on resume writing, interviewing skills and job search tools.

Outcomes & Benefits

Within one month of her graduation from the post secondary school, Linda was offered a job with Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector. She says, “The Workforce Investment Board’s program helped me obtain a job in a stable company. I will be more independent and able provide for myself. This has motivated me to continue my education so I can earn a degree and be an example to my daughter.”

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