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Winnsboro Workforce Center

Meet Calvin

Workforce Challenge

Calvin was interested in beginning a career in a professional office setting. Unfortunately, Calvin was having difficulty figuring out where to get started with little work experience to build his resume.

Workforce Solution

Calvin's WIA Workforce Consultant, Theresa Cannon, was able to assist him in securing a Work Experience opportunity in the Fairfield County Administration Building. This opportunity allowed Calvin to earn money while at the same time receiving invaluable training that would enable him to more effectively pursue his desired career in an office setting.

Outcomes & Benefits

At the conclusion of Calvin's work experience his supervisor gave a glowing review of his work ethic and dedication to achieving his goals. He stated that Calvin always saw his assignments through to completion. His supervisor was so impressed with him that he recommended him for a full time position in the County Administration Office. Calvin accepted the position of Financial Receptionist and has continued to impress his supervisors. Calvin credits the WIA Youth Program for his success.

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