CDL student finds success!

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DeCarlo Mangrum moved to Beaufort County from Virginia.  Unfortunately, he was struggling to find a job to support himself and his child.  Seeking guidance, he made his way to the Beaufort County NCWorks Career Center.  While meeting with a Career Advisor, it was determined that DeCarlo wanted to earn his CDL.  After going through the initial assessment process, he was referred to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Program.  DeCarlo was approved and soon enrolled ...

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Hansley completes LPN program

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Two years ago, Sierra Hansley was enrolled in the ADN Program at Beaufort County Community College.  Right before her last semester she missed one class by 0.5 points and was not able to continue with the program.  She had given up and wanted to quit.  That is when Sierra visited her WIOA Career Advisor, Kimberly Laws.  Sierra, Kim, and the BCCC Advisors devised a new game plan; transfer Sierra to the LPN Program.  They were able to ...

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Dwyer returns to work!

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After serving in the U.S. Army, Martha “Marty” Dwyer returned to North Carolina.  Marty had been working with a local temporary agency until she could find a full-time job that allowed her to use the many talents and skills she developed while serving our Country.  Like many military personnel transitioning back into civilian work, Marty found things a bit difficult to navigate.  Through our On-the-Job Training (OJT) Program, we are able to partner with the N.C. United Methodist Church Disaster ...

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Smith and Craig get a fresh start!

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Life changed for Mary Smith and Jasnika Craig on Monday, February 12 … both returned to work!  PAS USA has already taken advantage of our On-the-Job Training Program and have one participant already working with them.  Once they interviewed Mary and Jasnika, they knew they had two more valuable team members.  Both worked with our Career Advisors and enrolled in the WIOA Program.  Both ladies are Assembly Operators and have hit the ground running!  Both ladies are learning ‘on the ...

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Ibarra and Ross return to work!

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We were so excited on the day these two ladies returned to work – we forgot the pictures!!  

Maria Ibarra has been working several part-time jobs to support her and her family. After a visit to the Beaufort County NCWorks Career Center, she was referred to ICONIC Marine Group in Chocowinity.  ICONIC saw the same potential we did!  Maria now has one full-time job (instead of several part-time jobs) and is a Laminator and learning lots about the boating industry. ...

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Evans is back to work!

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Tobias Evans has been unemployed for quite some time.  Like many long-term unemployed individuals, he just could not quite find the right fit – then along came a position with the Town of Cofield!  Evans will be working in the Public Works Department and is excited to begin his new journey.  By utilizing reimbursement funds offered through our On-the-Job (OJT) Training Program, we are able to assist the Town as they work to skill-up Evans.  It is through the OJT ...

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Back to Work “they” go!

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In response to Hurricane Matthew, federal funds were released about a year ago to allow local agencies to hire unemployed job seekers to assist with debris clean-up and removal.  Three of those individuals were Jasmine Askew, Tanisha Hoggard, and John Lee (pictured below).  All three were placed with Bertie County Government.  For the last 10 months, they have performed a variety of job tasks for the County – so well in fact – that the County decided to offer them ...

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Fresh start for Carter!

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Dione Carter needed a fresh start and thanks to Rehoboth Educational Services, she is moving towards her new career!  Due to personal reasons, Dione needed a new career path.  She visited the Hertford County NCWorks Career Center and met Michelle Sandusky, a WIOA Career Advisor.  The two of them set on a path that would lead Dione to a career working with children.  Thanks to our On-the-Job Training Program, we were able to place Dione as a Teacher Assistant working ...

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Bryant is finding success!

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After an auto accident in 2012, Amie Bryant realized that she needed to make a career change.  Thinking she wanted to work in the healthcare industry, she set out to complete her Nurse Aide I and II credentials.  While taking those classes she had the opportunity to take the Income Maintenance Caseworker-NCFAST classes to explore the world of Social Services.  Realizing she wanted to help her fellow citizens just not in the ‘healthcare’ field, she applied to be the Housing ...

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