Category: Success Stories

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Aug2019
Project Quest has succeeded where many similar retraining efforts have failed, taking workers lacking in skills and successfully positioning them for jobs where they can earn double or triple what they did previously. Read more.

26

Jun2019
At Workforce Solutions Capital Area’s North Career Center, Tony met with Ruben Altamirano, a career counselor, and together they explored work and training opportunities available with funding from the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program. Read more.

19

Dec2018

Investing in Local Talent

In a service region with a population of more than 7 million people, over 120,000 employers, and a labor force of over 3 million, it isn’t often that a single individual stands out. But when Victor Adams started his journey out of homelessness and into a well-paying apprenticeship everyone ... Read More

10

Aug2018
Workforce Solutions Boderplex leveraged funding to train ambitious, transitioning soldiers, veterans and military spouses in preparation for a high growth, IT career pathway. Read More

29

Jun2018
The “Hiring Our Heroes Fellowship Program” (HoH) is a program that is designed to address the unemployment rate issues and rapidly link exiting Soldiers and military spouses to in-demand jobs that match their skills sets. In most cases, the Soldiers can transition into civilian jobs without ever being counted among ... Read More

27

May2018
Last year, more than 1,500 students statewide (161 within WSNCT service area) participated in Summer Earn and Learn and worked in positions as design graphics assistants, customer service representatives, peer counselors and others. Read More

27

May2018
This event exposed youth to new careers and in-demand occupations with area employers. Since its inception, the YES! Expo has educated 15,495 youth on careers, provided hands-on interactive exploration of careers, and offered access to hundreds of employers. Read More

27

May2018
WERC is a network of community partners that provide education and workforce services to Austin-area residents. Read More

29

Jan2018
A program through Workforce Solutions for North Central Texas helps place young adults with disabilities in a work program. Read More

29

Jan2018
Workforce Solutions Brazos Valley Board (WSBVB) and the local Community Business Leader Partnership (CBLP) teamed up to develop an innovative program that bridges the gap between the education community and employers. The Teacher Externship program offers a continuing education opportunity to local Teachers and Counselors, by placing them into ... Read More

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