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Gaining Experience and Confidence: Manolo’s Story Ready to get his feet wet in the workforce, Manolo came to employU looking to gain some work experience and earn money to save to buy his first car. After meeting with Manolo, Elaine, his Job Coach, found a Work-Based Learning Experience (WBLE), also referred to as a paid [...]
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employU Partners with Burlington to Provide Employment Exploration Opportunities for Students  Nonprofit disability employment service agency and retail giant come together to help students gain insight into future career paths  Workplace exploration and experience can be priceless tools for students getting ready to make the transition into adulthood. Recognizing this, employU and Burlington are partnering [...]
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Strengthening Lifelong Skills: Edliz’s Story A high school student with tons of creativity, Edliz was referred to employU in October of 2021. Along with drawing landscapes and characters, she enjoys studying science, biology, and botany. Looking to increase her workforce experience before graduating high school, Edliz participated in two on-the-job trainings (OJTs). After completing her [...]
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Exploring Possibilities: Joshua’s Story So many of us go through a period of time when we aren’t quite sure which career path is right for us. Sometimes we have so many interests we want to pursue that it’s hard to narrow things down. Other times we aren’t quite sure exactly which field we may be [...]
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Aaric is an employU client who was referred through the Brevard School District for the Pre-ETS program. Pre-ETS is a “fast track” program for high school and college students that allows them to access services to build employability skills while in school. Services are typically available much sooner through Pre-ETS than the traditional Vocational Rehabilitation […]

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Figuring out which career path is right for you is something most of us have gone through. It’s not an easy task and can take some time, effort, and exploration. Nicole knew she wanted to work but wasn’t sure where to get started. Like many of us just starting out in the workforce, she wasn’t […]

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Caring, patient, polite, and a dog lover through and through; this is how we would describe employU client, Marc.  Marc began his journey with employU in December 2020 after being referred by Vocational Rehabilitation. After meeting Marc, his Young Adult Transition Coordinator, Kimberly Halhober, learned of Marc’s love of dogs and his desire to pursue […]

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As peak seasons approach, many businesses feel the crunch of trying to find skilled employees to meet the demand of their busy season. It’s a fortunate problem to have, but it’s still one that needs to be addressed and often needs to be addressed quickly. employU has a solution. On-the-Job Trainings (OJTs) are not only […]

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William is a young man with dreams of becoming a doctor one day. In the meantime, William wants to gain general work experience and independence. To accomplish this goal, William connected with employU to participate in an on-the-job training (OJT). Within a couple of weeks, William was working at his first on-the-job training at Annie […]

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Latavia is a hard-working woman who had a desire to contribute to her household income and create a better living situation for her mother, her brother, and herself. She came to employU during her junior year of high school and worked four different on-the-job trainings (OJTs). Latavia told her job coach that she would like […]

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