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Meet James
Dislocated worker uses Job Training Partnership Act funds to seek new career - twice!
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Meet Terrence
After obtaining networking certification,this job seeker lands a position and a pay increase.
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Meet Kim
Support from workforce center helps Kim obtain training, revise her resume, and get back to work.
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Meet Tom
From a discouraged high school grad to a college grad with a great new job all because of a youth professional development program.
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Meet Ron
Ron moves up from a temp job to full time, and with help from the job center, learns resume techniques that help him reach his goal.
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Meet Patricia
In her own words, Patricia describes how Trade Assistance and support in job searching helped her get back to work.
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Meet Josh
Work readiness, internship placement, and assistance with entering the healthcare field help Josh learn to believe in himself and begin to trust others.
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Meet Evan
Work readiness and summer worksite placements help prepare youth for part-time employment while he attends college.
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Meet Chelsey
Work readiness classes and summer internship placement help prepare youth for new job in the fitness industry.
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Meet Joey
Young man is successful in an internship with a large retail chain, gaining work experience and a part-time job.
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Meet Jordan
Young man with no work history learns good work habits and develops career interests through internship placements.
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Meet Cameron
Young man with OCD receives placement assistance in finding a job that fits his needs while allowing him to gain work experience.
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Meet Dan
Youth worksite placement helps young man gain experience and increase his confidence in the workplace.
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Meet Matt
Youth program worksite provides mentor that helps young man learn how to work hard and still pursue his interest in music.
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Meet Kendra
With the help of the youth program and a worksite placement, young woman works in childcare and decides to pursue college degree.
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Meet Robert
Job club meetings and tips on interview help Robert prepare to interview and land a new job.
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Dr. Bob Hollett, DC
Chiropractic office receives incumbent worker funding to train office staff in updated medical coding and billing procedures.
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Joule Technologies
Incumbent Worker Training Grant helped Joule keep its employees competitive in the market
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Meet Danielle
After outsourcing ends her career in desktop publishing, Danielle returns to school and enters the medical field.
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Meet Alex
Alex secured his own employment after training in the Workforce Prep Program
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Meet Harini
Autism/Asperger's diagnosis does not hold Harini back from getting her first job
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Meet Ryan
Struggling to find a job on his own, Ryan took advantage of the 2009 ARRA Summer Program
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Joliet Equipment Corporation
Training in core business functions helps company stay competitive and improves job knowledge for employees.
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Joliet Technologies LLC
Small business increases skills of existing staff through incumbent worker training funds.
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Midwest Warehouse & Distribution System, Inc.
Logistics company trains employees on new control and information system, resulting in improved customer service.
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National Tube Supply Company
Incumbent worker funding helps standardize employee training and results in cost savings for the company.
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Riverton Custom Cabinetry
Training funds provide consultation in Lean manufacturing practices and help company streamline current operations for future growth.
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Poehner, Dillman & Mahalik
Incumbent worker grant helps company train employees on a new accounting and business management software system.
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The Gammon Group
Marketing and design firm receives training funds to help its senior designers learn latest design software programs.
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Loders Croklaan
Employee training on new ERP system helps company with decision-making and enhances its competitive position.
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Atlas Putty Products Company
Employee training results in 10% inventory reduction and better cash flow for manufacturing company.
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Therafin Corporation
Medical supply manufacturer trains employees in equipment, software, and customer product applications to better meet customer needs.
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FKM USA, LLC
High-tech manufacturer uses incumbent worker funding to train employees on use and maintenance of new equipment that will help expand its business.
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Ultimate Machining & Engineering, Inc.
Quality certifications and specialized manufacturing software training help a company compete globally.
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Prestige Faux Design
Training for existing workers helps company employees learn eco-friendly techniques and expand its business.
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Andromeda Technology Solutions
Company receives assistance to obtain training for specialized monitoring software and certification in a brand of telephony products.
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SATO Labeling Solutions America, Inc.
Process improvement and efficiency training helps a manufacturer increase productivity and upgrade the skills of its workers.
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Holland Company LP
Incumbent Worker funding helps company train employees on new technologies and maintain its competitive position in the market.
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Diageo North America, Inc.
Incumbent Worker Training funds help beverage producer obtain training on the use and maintenance of new equipment for 5 workers.
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Hawkeye Energy Solutions
Incumbent worker grant creates economic impact when it helps energy management company expand its service offerings and find new customers.
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Meet Dan
A former railroad worker returns to school for training as an electrical service technician and lands a new job.
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Meet Susan
WIA-funded software training and support from Workforce Services help Susan prepare for a new job after a layoff.
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Silver Cross Hospital
Upgraded skills and certification for medical-surgical nursing staff means better patient care and healthcare quality.
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M & E Components, Inc.
Incumbent Worker Program funded training to re-train workers on new equipment, thereby increasing productivity and lowering costs.
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Schneider Logistics Transloading and Distribution
Incumbent Worker Training provides funds for training 26 front line supervisors, increasing team function and productivity
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Meet Connie
After being laid off from her manufacturing job, Connie earns her GED and re-trains for a job in the health care field.
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Meet Mark
After a layoff, Trade Grant funds help Mark return to technical school and learn skills for a new job.
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Meet Neal
After a layoff, WIA funding helps a computer networking professional obtain industry certification and find a new job.
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Meet Kristen
WIA training funds help Kristen obtain a professional certification that helps her land a new full time job.
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Meet Robert
A former construction worker obtains certification as a commercial driver and quickly finds employment.
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Meet Clifton
An IT certification helps a former project manager increase his skills and marketability.
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Meet Leo
WIA funds help Leo enroll in a certificate program, which increases his employability and gets him back to work.
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Meet Laeeq
WIA-funded training helps Laeeq obtain critical IT certifications that increase his marketability and put him back to work quickly.
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Meet Renata
WIA Career Advisor helps Renata enroll in college, find a job, and set goals for a positive future.
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Meet Ned
After his release from prison, Ned seeks assistance from the workforce center in finding suitable employment.
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Meet Patricia
WIA-funded IT certification courses help Patricia compete for employment and land a new job with McDonald's Corporation.
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Meet Andrew
Assistance from Workforce Services Will County help Andrew gain IT training that helps him become employable and find a new job.
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Meet Lorilee
Laid-off accounting clerk uses WIA funds to attain Associates Degree in Accounting and find full-time work as a bookkeeper.
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Meet Juan
A layoff opens doors for training, skill-building and certifications that help Juan land a challenging new job.
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Meet Al
Laid-off worker qualifies for training funds to gain professional certification and land a new job.
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Meet Dusty
Commercial Driver training helps Dusty get back on his feet after long term unemployment.
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Meet Ernest
A former Marine obtains Trade Adjustment Assistance, retrains as an HVAC Technician and finds a viable career.
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Meet Martin
Trade Adjustment Act funding helps Martin take web design classes that bring his graphic arts skills up-to-date.
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A Star Student
Participation in an in-school youth training program helps Nick focus on his studies and prepare for college.
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Meet Jennifer
A young woman receives reinvents herself as an entrepreneur after receiving funds for training and certificiation through Illinois Work Net.
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Provena Saint Joseph Medical Center
Partnership between hospital foundation, hospital tuition plan, and Incumbent Worker grants help 34 nurses obtain their Bachelors of Science in Nursing.
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Pollmann North America (N.A.), Inc.
Pollmann is able to upgrade employee skills, retain existing workers, and increase efficiency through Incumbent Worker funding
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Will County Medical Associates
Grant funds for incumbent workers help staff refresh supervisory, team-building, and management skills.
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Meet Jeremy
From homeless shelter to self-sufficiency, Jeremy obtained employment and is pursuing his dream of a career in law enforcement.
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