Success Stories

The One Stops and the WDB are always interested to hear success stories of our customers. Below is one recent success story from each of the Career Centers in out two County area. If you are a current or past One Stop customer and would like to submit a success story, please feel free to e-mail [email protected] or contact the WDB office directly.

Allegany E&T as reported by Reita Lynch, Director on October 28th, 2022.

A customer wanted a job where she could work from home due to her social anxiety. She completed her JRT where she learned how to do a job search, submit applications, and interview techniques. She successfully landed a job and is doing well working from home.

Cattaraugus One Stop as reported by Bret Marvin, Manager on October 28th, 2022.

JP attended the Job and Career Planning Workshop on May 12, 2022. He completed an intake June 7, 2022. JP was employed at BJ’s as a Tire Technician, 20 hours per week, and earned $16.00 per hour. This employment started May 1, 2020. He was interested in attending CDL-A training at Buffalo Tractor Trailer Institute. On June 21, 2022 he was approved to receive funding assistance to attend CDL-A training at BTTI. This training started July 7, 2022, and he completed training and passed the CDL-A road test on August 25th, 2022. JP accepted employment with Wayne Concrete, as a Drive, 40 hours per week, and now earns $25.00 per hour.