Journeys to Success

Join us on a journey of inspiration and empowerment. Enjoy our job seekers success stories.

Howlingstar Dragomir Journey to Success

Howlingstar attended a webinar by JVS MassHire Downtown Boston Career Center after losing her retail job due to the pandemic. She wanted to pursue a career as a Commercial Truck Driver and was excited to learn about the WIOA training grant program. With the help of our WIOA Program Manager, Nicole, she applied and was accepted into the CDL A course at the New England Tractor Trailer School. Howlingstar completed the program and secured a job with T.P. Equipment Leasing LLC, earning $30 per hour with full benefits. She is grateful to the JVS MassHire team for their support and guidance.

Alima’s Journey to Success

Alima came to MassHire Downtown Boston career center seeking a better job. Her Career Navigator Lauren taught her the basics of typing and internet navigation, and helped her tailor her resume. Alima landed a job at Stop & Shop and feels supported and valued by her coworkers and management. Alima’s story is a testament to the power of perseverance and support. She found a new path to success with the help of the team at MassHire Downtown Boston and is now thriving in her new role at Stop & Shop. SEE LINKEDIN POST

Lavern Bishop Journey to Success

Lavern Bishop faced a sudden layoff and decided to take control of her career by participating in the TOP program. With the help of Nicole, they identified a Business/Bookkeeping training program that prepared Lavern for a new career path as a Fund Accountant. After a long job search process, Lavern landed a position as a Staff Accountant at Ocean Heavens. Thanks to her WIOA grant and Nicole’s support, Lavern turned her setback into an opportunity for growth and success. SEE LINKEDIN POST.