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Edith

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Name: Edith
Occupation: Office Assistant
Education: High School
Proudest Moment: When I attended the resume writing workshop I learned that there are several job titles that mean the same thing. I thought is very important to know.

What was your previous occupation?

I was a housewife for 2 years and out of the workforce.

How did you find out about the One-Stop Career Center?

I was looking for work and I was told the One-Stop could help me find employment.

What workshops did you attend?

I attended the Job Search and the Community Work Experience Program workshops.

What other services or tools did you use?

I was fortunate to be a part of the CWEP program and I was offered a job as a volunteer Office Assistant.

What is the most beneficial assistance you received from the One-Stop Career Center staff?

While working at the One-Stop I had many benefits. I felt comfortable enough to ask questions to the Manager, Counselors and Staff about what companies were looking for in potenial employees.

Can you share a quote about your job search, an individual or group that helped you, and/or what you love about your current job?

When I attended the resume writing workshop I learned that there are several job titles that mean the same thing. I thought is very important to know.

Did you learn anything surprising during your job search?

At the One-Stop there are times that they advertise job fairs. When you are at the job fair take the time to approach different companies and ask questions about what the employers are looking for.

What advice would you have for people in your situation looking for a job?

Patience and perseverance and keep moving forward. Stay positive.