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Bob Mills Furniture
A growing retailer addresses challenges with employee retention based on recommendations from COWIB's business team.
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Meet Cari
Job seeker lacking work experience utilizes Workforce Innovation Act funds to complete certification in Aircraft Maintenance Technology and begin employment.
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Meet Kenneth
Center staff utilize Workforce Investment Act and Trade Adjustment Act training funds to help dislocated worker retrain for solid new career.
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Meet Rita
WIA funding and center staff offers dislocated worker opportunity to complete nursing program which redirects and elevates her career.
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Meet Taylor
WIA Youth Program offers financial assistance to young mother to complete dental assistant program and begin promising new career.
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Meet Harold
Collaboration of services by teams for Rapid Response, Trade Adjustment Act and WIA Dislocated Worker Program enable displaced worker to train for new and higher earning career.
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Meet Charles
WIA funding offers financial assistance to displaced worker to pursue dream of career in technical field.
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Meet Shailynne
Young college graduate receives WIA assistance to pursue physicians assistant program and launch medical career.
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Meet Laviana
WIA Youth Program staff mentors youth toward improved academic achievement, new work experiences and enrollment in Medical Assistant program.
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Meet Catherine
WIA financial assistance supports young single mother achieve dream of degree in Child Development to begin fulfilling career.
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Meet Helea
Cleveland County Workforce Center staff and WIA Youth program assist youth overcome obstacles to pursue career training.
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Meet Doneisha
Young single mother receives work experience placement and WIA funding for post-secondary training that helps her find employment.
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JobFit™ reduces CNA turnover by 75 percent
JobFit™ in partnership with Central Oklahoma WIB helps healthcare provider hire the right employees and reduce turnover rate.
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Meet Paige
The WIA Youth program helps Paige find part time work and provides tuition assistance for her to finish college.
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Meet Cheryl
WIA funding helps dislocated worker return to college where she chooses a career that will allow her to serve her community.
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Meet Shailynne
WIA tuition assistance and other supports help Shailynne complete training as a Physician Assistant.
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Meet Harold
Loss of employment prompts Harold to seek TAA- and WIA-funded training as an aircraft mechanic.
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Meet Charles
Charles disability does not stop him from making a contribution and finding work that helps others.
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Meet Marlo
A devastating layoff turns into a huge opportunity when Marlo uses WIA funds to return to school to become a Surgical Technologist.
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Meet Taylor
Taylor's dream of working in dentistry is realized when she receives training assistance through the WIA Youth program.
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Chickasha High School
Obtaining a Career Readiness Certificate in addition to a Diploma helps graduating high school students prepare for the workforce.
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WestOak Industries
WIA-sponsored Career Readiness Certification helps WestOak test incumbent and potential employees to identify training needs and job readiness.
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Meet Shelby
With WIA funding, a young man returns to college and becomes the first in his family to complete a Bachelor's degree.
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Meet Rebecca
Financial and emotional support from Workforce Oklahoma help Rebecca finish her nursing degree and start working.
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Meet Nathan
After many unstable jobs, Nathan obtains training as a Crane Operator and begins a career he loves.
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Meet Kristi
Through the TANF Summer Work Program, Kristi gains work experience and finds the confidence to obtain full time employment and support her family.
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Meet Shelley
Training assistance helps Shelley land a job, building her confidence to continue her education and work towards her goal.
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Meet Chad
A young father in a high school vocational education program uses WIA Work Experience placement to leverage his vo-tech training and land a job.
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Meet Jewels
A young woman goes from homeless to hopeful after a Summer Youth program gives her work experience and the WIA staff help her find housing.
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Meet Lynne
A former welfare recipient receives funding to help her return to college and finds a job that supports her family.
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Meet Jason
A Hurricane Katrina evacuee moves from the field of teaching to the field of workforce development when he is hired to assist others impacted by the disaster.
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Meet Emily
Young single mom works with WIA Youth Counselor to find work and apply to college.
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Meet Loetta
Single, homeless mom comes to Workforce Oklahoma and through the support of WIA programs she earns her Bachelors of Science Degree in Social Work and finds a job.
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MidAmerica Industrial Park
Mid America Industrial Park works with local government and WIB to launch Mayes County Project for Prosperity and "up-skills" to retain jobs.
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Metzeler Automotive Profiling Systems
Company leverages WIB Career Readiness Certification (CRC) program to find the right new employees for plant expansion.
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Meet Michael
Baby Boomer Extraordinaire! Occupational training and new skill sets lands him new job
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Meet Linda
Potential high school dropout earns Associate Degree in Nursing
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Meet Reneice
Married mother of two boosts earnings through training and education
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