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Nebraska WIB

Meet Robert

Workforce Challenge

Robert came into the office right from active duty.

Workforce Solution

After meeting with him, the Veterans' Rep found out he was not signed up with the VA. After explaining the possible benefits he might be eligible for, he contacted the Veterans' Administration, and the local County Veterans' Service Officer. He was also given a WIA application to see if he would qualify for college assistance. The office Veterans' Rep, gave him a few job leads, one of which was to a security company.

Outcomes & Benefits

The Veterans' Rep spoke with the employer when he came into the office to pick up applications, and put in a good reference for Robert. Robert was offered the job, and started working full-time. Robert also signed up for college and started in January 2011.

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