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Workforce Development Board - San Bernardino County

Meet Thomas

Workforce Challenge

Thomas was working sporadically as a security guard, earning an unsustainable wage. After not being scheduled to work for nearly a month, he decided to find a more sustainable career path.

Workforce Solution

He visited the Workforce Development Board and during orientation, Thomas realized that he had an interest in computer technology. He was provided tuition assistance at the Computer Training Academy.

Outcomes & Benefits

Upon training completion, Thomas secured full-time employment with Prime Health Care, working at the Information Technology Helpdesk. This entry-level position increased Thomas' wage by 74% with the opportunity for advancement. He says, "I am finally earning a wage that will make me self-sufficient. If it was not for the Workforce Development Board, I would still be struggling to make ends meet."

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