A PERSONAL STORY
Caitlin is a single mother of a disabled child. Caitlin was struggling
financially but never lost her determination to succeed. She was
determined to overcome substance abuse and she was determined to
earn her GED. She was also determined to become self-sufficient by
securing a good-paying job.
Caitlin met with her UMOS W-2 Financial and Employment Planner.
She acknowledged her situation, understood what she needed to do,
and in the process became her own best advocate. In June, 2014 Caitlin
obtained her GED, and obtained full time employment with Express
Employment Professionals, earning $12 an hour.
Caitlin is shown here discussing client information with Aida Ornelas,
Senior Staff Consultant, Express Employment Professionals.
About Workforce Development
UMOS remains committed to developing and advancing
Wisconsin's workforce to meet employer expectations.
UMOS believes a comprehensive approach to workforce
development means substantial employer engagement,
deep community connections, career advancement, human
service supports, industry-driven education and training, and
the connective tissue of networks.
UMOS' Workforce Development Division provides a number
of programs that operate in Wisconsin and Missouri.