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Job Club Q&A With Alex

In November 2022, Alex partnered with Goodwill’s Employment WORKS program in hopes of jumpstarting his career. With the unwavering support from his Employment Specialist, Alex confidently dove into job leads, polished his interview skills, and pursued numerous employment opportunities. After several rounds of interviews, Alex successfully landed a Software Engineer role at Blizzard Entertainment with
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Job Club Q&A With Hugo

In today’s edition of Job Match Q&A, we have the pleasure of introducing you to Hugo. Hugo partnered with Goodwill of Orange County’s Employment WORKS team and began his journey towards fulfilling work by volunteering at the Orange County Food Bank.   1) What is your first name, where do you work/volunteer, and what is
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Employment WORKS Program | Meet Paula

🌟 Meet Paula, a Peer Support Specialist with Goodwill of Orange County’s Employment WORKS (EWORKS) program!🌟   Originally from Bucharest, Romania, destiny brought her to Los Angeles, California at a young age. Despite facing adversity, including an abusive background and periods of homelessness, Paula found support through her church and shelter, leading her to connect
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Employment WORKS Program | Meet Floree

“At Goodwill Employment WORKS, you will have someone who will help you, understands you and walk with you on your journey. Then, when you’re ready, we will watch you spread your wings and succeed!” Floree serves as an Employment Specialist at the Goodwill of Orange County’s Employment WORKS South location. One of Floree’s biggest barriers
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Employment WORKS Program | Meet Alexa

Meet Alexa from Goodwill of Orange County’s Employment WORKS Program. Seeking a new opportunity in a new environment, Alexa reached out to Employment WORKS for support in her employment journey. With the guidance of her Employment Specialist and Peer Support Specialist, she built the necessary skills to become a Peer Support Specialist herself! We sat
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Job Match Q&A with Luis

Today’s Job Match Q&A, we get to meet Luis! Through Goodwill’s Employment WORKS, a supported employment program providing individualized job placement and retention services to adults living with mental health diagnosis, Luis was able to get back on his feet and dive into the workforce with ease. 1)      What is your first name, where do you
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