Silver Lining in every cloud!

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When natural disasters hit our area, the world slows a bit.  For some, the world completely stops!  Not only are we faced with damage to our homes, our property, and our memories – our livelihood could be gone in an instant.  That is what happened to Mr. Winston, Mr. Lee, and Mr. Roberson.  All of these gentlemen found themselves out of work, due to Hurricane Florence.

But .. there is hope!  The ‘silver lining’ is a program called Hurricane Florence Disaster ...

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Stanbridge finds a career

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Tyler Stanbridge had recently graduated with a two-year degree in Welding Technology and was struggling to find a job.  Tyler, like many young people we see, had never worked and was lacking the work experience required of entry-level welders.  A friend referred him to the Beaufort County NCWorks Career Center.  Once at the Career Center and evaluating his options, Tyler decided to enroll in a new program the Region Q Workforce Development Board is offering called Maximize Carolina.  In this ...

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Mora finds success after College

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As a recent graduate from NC State University, Ana Mora found herself seeking a career that would allow her to utilize her training to its full potential.  She has found just that career with PAS USA.  Ana stated, “My goal is to try and learn as much as possible in order to thrive at the tasks given to me.  I want to absorb as much as I can from my Logistics Manager in order to learn more about supply chain ...

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Connecting people to jobs!

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Roy Stanley, like many others, received his layoff notice from Clarcor/Parker Hannifin.  Roy applied for a job with PAS USA and found that he lacked the skills he needed for the job.  Fortunately for Roy, PAS USA utilizes the On-the-Job (OJT) Training Program.  The OJT Program is able to help subsidize the hourly wages of employees who have a foundation skill set but lack the necessary skills for the job for their new job.  Roy is pictured with four other ...

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Wade back on track!

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What an awesome experience it was for me to meet Tracey!  I often see our participants for a very brief time as we are signing the On-the-Job Training (OJT) paperwork.  However, this time it was a bit different.  During one of Tracey’s visit with his Career Advisor, Kimberly Laws, I was able to meet Tracey and spend a few minutes with him.  He had the biggest smile signing his enrollment paperwork! 

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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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