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Workforce Development Board - San Bernardino County

Meet Betty

Workforce Challenge

Betty entered the five-year housing program, but she was unsuccessful in finding steady employment. Despite her eager determination to find work, she felt that her age and lack of steady employment created barriers to finding a job.

Workforce Solution

Through the Workforce Development Board, Betty updated her resume and received career counseling. She was provided job leads on a frequent basis and guidance on how to fill out job applications. When Betty scheduled an interview, she practiced her interview techniques with her counselor. The Workforce Development Board also offered to help her with transportation when she secured employment.

Outcomes & Benefits

Betty accepted a steady position as a customer service representative at a manufacturing company. Betty is thankful for the services of the Workforce Development Board, and she is looking forward to self-sufficiency. She says, "I know that finding employment was the first step to becoming self-sufficient and meeting my goals.”

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