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Meet Sheri
Job seeker receives assistance to attain Healthcare Quality Certification, prepare a new resume, and land a new job.
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Meet Johanis
Youth participant receives assistance to define his career goals and decides to enroll in college.
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Summer Youth Academy 2010
The Clackamas County ARRA-funded summer program for youth serves 74 youth and engages 35 local business in workforce-related activities.
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Customer Success Stories

Meet Jamie
Chemeketa Teen Parent Program staff guides young mother to National Career Readiness Certificate in order to satisfy high school requirements and advance her future.
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Meet Alejandra
National Career Readiness Certificate allows young mother to stay on track for high school graduation and prove workplace readiness to current employer.
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Meet Destiny
Young mother graduates high school using National Career Readiness Certificate and support from Oregon workforce center staff.
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Meet Yoselyn
Youth graduates high school with National Career Readiness Certificate and support from youth program staff.
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Meet David
Long term unemployment finally ends after resume assistance and interview skills workshops help him land a great new job.
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Meet Donald
Workforce services help a homeless vet access on the job training and computer skills training to get him back on his feet and working.
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Meet Heather
After a layoff, WIA training funds help Heather become qualified as a dental hygienist and quadruple her previous income.
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Meet Anna
Foster youth's WIA counselor helps her enroll in a health occupations course that completely changes her outlook and career goals.
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Meet Ashley
On the Job Training contract helps Ashley build her skills and start working in a new career, while her employer gains a 'right fit', work ready employee.
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Meet Ian
WIA training account allows a CNA to attend college, where he obtains a nursing degree and becomes a licensed nurse.
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Meet David
Youth program internship pays off by helping David confirm his career path and find a college program to help him meet his goals.
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Hawes Financial Group
A credit services provider is grateful for the assistance received from WorkSource Lane in recruiting and training employees through OJT.
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Meet Ashley
Youth who must work to support her family receives encouragement and assistance to complete high school and enroll in college.
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Meet Scott
On the Job Training helps boost Scott's work experience and helps him land a job in computer-aided design.
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Meet Rebeca
Support from WIA youth program helps Rebeca secure a science-based internship and apply for college aid, leading to scholarships.
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GrovTec US
Small manufacturer accesses workforce training funds and increases efficiencies and competitiveness.
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AM Equipment
Manufacturing company receives funds for training additional employees and adds three new jobs to its workforce.
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KEITH® Manufacturing Company
Small, innovative manufacturer implements efficiency improvements and leadership training via a workforce training grant.
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Lanz Cabinets
Workforce training funds help small manufacturer train 200 employees on new equipment and stay competitive.
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Fire Mountain Gems & Beads
Power-Up Academy and workforce training funds help local employer build staff skills and provide jobs in the community.
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ESCO Corporation
Workforce training grant helps large employer implement Lean Manufacturing principles and build new job and leadership skills in its employees.
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Earth2O
Workforce Training grant helps small business implement a world-class quality system that improves sales and adds jobs.
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Motorcycle Superstore, USA
E-commerce company benefits from workforce training funds that help increase the skills of its workers with greater efficiency.
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Package Containers, Inc.
A company at risk of closing turns things around with assistance from workforce training funds that provide leadership and management training for its lead staff.
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Blazer Industries
Matching funds for training help a building manufacturer invest in employee skill-building for green technologies.
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Meet David
After a layoff, National Emergency Grant funding helps David attend college, obtain certification, and land a new job.
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Meet Mary
A trained counselor returns to school to become an RN, but must seek help when the school can no longer fund her scholarship.
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Meet Jennifer
WIA funding helps a mother of five obtain training as a CNA and begin a career in healthcare.
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Meet Mark
A commercial driver receives WIA assistance to obtain his CDL, a HAZMAT endorsement, and a background check so he can return to employment.
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Meet Eric
On-the-Job Training through National Emergency Grant funds help Eric retrain as an electronics assembler and technician.
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Meet Michael
Job search and resume assistance from Oregon WorkSource help Michael land a new job in his chosen field.
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Meet Josh
When his employer closes operations, Trade Assistance and National Emergency Grant funds help Josh obtain a college degree.
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Meet Norm
MTC Works helps Norm improve his resume and boost his computer skills for online job searching so he can get back to work.
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Summer Youth Success
ARRA-Funded summer youth program enables Clackamas County to help 74 youth enjoy a summer internship experience
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Meet Ginger
WIA youth program helps Ginger finish high school on time, and Job Corps experience inspires her to join the Peace Corps.
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Meet Cavey
ARRA and WIA funding help a troubled young man find a new direction and enter training as a fire fighter and paramedic.
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Meet Kaitlyn
Inspiring story of determination to overcome poverty and create a positive future with assistance from the WIA Youth Program.
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Meet Susan
Assistance with career counseling and funds for certification as a massage therapist help Susan define her career goals.
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Meet Alan
Training in the energy industry as a wind turbine technician helps Alan create a new career path.
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Meet Debbi
WIB funding helps Debbi upgrade her computer skills and find a new job.
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Meet Tiffany
National Emergency Grant funds pay for Tiffany to train as a Dental Assistant when her employer closes its plant in Bend.
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Meet Randall
After an exhaustive search for a new job, Randall receives WIA funds to re-train as a commercial driver and begin working again.
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Meet Mary
WIA-funded training helps Mary gain necessary certifications and become re-employed as a mechanical designer.
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Meet Kerry
On the Job Training helps Kerry transition from construction management to internet marketing.
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Meet Kristi
After a layoff, Kristi receives WIB assistance to train as a Dental Assistant and become self-sufficient.
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Meet Kori
WIB assistance helps Kori continue training as a counselor and find a job in her field.
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Meet Joanne
Support and financial assistance during her search help Joanne pay for housing and transportation until she lands a new job.
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Meet Karen
After long-term unemployment, Karen receives training assistance to enter the medical field and now works in public health.
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Meet Scott
On the Job Training funding helps Scott obtain specialized certification while gaining experience to land a new job.
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Meet Scott
Worker in a declining occupation enrolls in Green Technology Certificate program co-sponsored by the WIB and local industry.
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Meet Charlie
Charlie accesses workforce services to find a new job in the aerospace industry.
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Meet Monte
Alternative education options from the Oregon Workforce Alliance help Monte increase his educational level and obtain his GED.
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Help from Community Solutions
Job seeker with a history of drug use receives individualized services that help him get back to work and stay on track.
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Meet Jeremy
An upgraded certificate as a Certified Health Technician helps Jeremy achieve his goal of working at a hospital.
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Meet Deborah
WIA funding helps Deborah obtain an accounting certificate and find an internship that leads to employment.
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Meet Nancy
WIA-funded training helps Nancy obtain an office assisting certficate and find a new job.
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Meet Amy
WorkSource Oregon helps Amy obtain training and find the road to self-sufficiency.
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Life After Layoff
A unique peer advocate program at WorkSource Clackamas hires laid off workers to serve as ambassadors for workforce services.
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A.R.E. Manufacturing
Small manufacturing company joins WIB-sponsored regional consortium to obtain leveraged training and stay competitive.
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Meet Nikki
ARRA-funded training helps Nikki obtain certification as a medical assistant.
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Meet Cameron
A homeless youth prepares for graduation and a career in the military with help from a WIA-funded educational support program.
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Meet Mike
A retail customer service veteran is now helping former team members access WIA services.
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Meet Brett
WIA assistance and ARRA funding help Brett train into a manufacturing job that pays more and has benefits.
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Columbia Helicopters
WIA training grant helps company move into new area of operation.
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Organically Grown
Company uses Employer Workforce Training Funds to prepare for future growth.
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Meet Daria
When her husband in laid off, a mother returns to the workforce with assistance from WIA Work Experience funding.
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Meet Gabe
A homeless youth makes career goals and prepares for high school graduation and post-secondary education with assistance from WIA.
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Meet Sal
A welder with years of experience learns new skills at an ARRA funded training program.
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Meet Matthew
Support from WIA and the Lane Workforce Partnership help Matthew finish school, obtain training, and become employed.
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Meet Sopear
Trade Assistance dollars and other WIA assistance helps Sopear gain new skills in electronics and get back to work.
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Meet Emmanuel
A young man overcomes an unstable past and begins to attend college and build work experience.
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SJL Construction
Workforce Investment Board funds asbestos abatement training and helps local construction company grow their business.
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ViewPlus Technologies
Matching funds grants helped train management staff to identify and pursue new markets, resulting in increased revenues and new job openings
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Meet Bryer
A young man finds a career path that involves helping others and the environment.
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L&M Industrial Fabrication
Incumbent Worker Training funds help this company upgrade employees' skills and stay competitive in the market.
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Lightspeed Aviation
WICCO provides matching funds to help local company engage the Oregon Manufacturing Extension Partnership in a two phase Lean Manufacturing program.
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MCX, Inc.
Struggling company turns to Oregon Workforce Alliance (OWA) and its partners for sales and marketing training.
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Wallowa County Health Care District
Fast growing County Health Care District turns to local workforce for support with supervisor staff training.
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The Fruit Company
Fruit company receives Food Safety Training from local workforce organization in time to meet Costco's deadlines.
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Michi Designs
Michi received financial support from the Oregon Workforce Alliance to implement employee training in Lean practices.
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Oregon Surgery Center
Oregon Workforce Alliance provides resources that allows certified nursing assistants (CNA) to attain Perioperative and Endoscopy training.
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Canby Plaza Health Center
Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County (WICCO) provides a nine-month training program to assist local Health Center address the unmet needs of a fast growing rural community.
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Carestream Health
Carestream Health works with Local Workforce Investment Board and several local manufacturers to better identify common workforce training issues.
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NIETC partners with Worksystems Inc.
NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center (NIETC) partners with Worksystems, Inc. to offer training to out-of-work construction workers.
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NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center
NECA-IBEW Electrical Training Center (NIETC) partners with Worksystems, Inc. to offer training in Photovoltaics.
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BioPro
Worksystems, Inc. partners with the Oregon Bioscience Association (OBA) and develops training program called BioPro.
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XpanD
Worksystems Inc. helps local business bring down the cost of hiring and training new employees.
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Wise Woman Herbals
The Lane Workforce Partnership provided matching funds for Wise Woman Herbal to quickly train and certify all of its employees to comply with new regulations and increase market share.
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Willamette Valley Company
Seed grant to improve competitiveness by training employees in new techniques.
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