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Workforce Unhinged

Aug 22, 2022

In this episode, you'll hear another workforce success story as Tim Crum joins the program. Tim reveals details about how he was supported by the Clay County Workforce West Virginia Office to pursue training at WVU-Parkersburg in Full Stack Web Development. Tim discusses the work he is currently doing, his career...


Aug 4, 2022

This episode features an interview with Jamie Persinger, who was referred to Workforce WV by Jobs & Hope West Virginia. Jamie shares how she was able to utilize WIOA funding to obtain her Class A CDL license and how she has been able to improve her life with the support from Workforce WV and Jobs & Hope...


Aug 3, 2022

In this episode, you'll hear from Sara Smith, who shares her journey of how she became sober after years of addiction and criminal justice involvement. Sara reveals the assistance she received from Jobs & Hope West Virginia and other organizations, and how she has subsequently pursued higher education and now helps...


Jun 3, 2022

Susan Conrad joins the program to discuss her success story of becoming a female barber in her county, after being a displaced worker. Susan reveals the support that she received from the workforce system which enabled her to start her new career.


May 31, 2022

Christine Gray joins the program to discuss her success journey of going from being a displaced homemaker after her husband was separated from his coal mining employer to enrolling in a medical assisting program which was paid in full by a WIOA Scholarship.  

Christine shares how she was able to overcome her fears...