Meet Musse Mohamed. He's the new Employment Specialist working with the Dislocated Worker Program in Rochester, MN. Musse came to the United States in 1996 when he was 14 years old with his family and settled in Rochester, Minnesota. He completed his Bachelor of Science degree at Minnesota State University Mankato in 2008 and in February 2009, Mohamed got married in Egypt and had three children--two girls and a boy. In 2014, Mohamed completed his Master degree at St. Mary's University of MN.
Class of CNAs graduate, find employment.
In a strategic plan to reduce racial disparities in employment, the Minnesota Department of Employment & Economic Development awarded Lifetrack funding to strengthen a career pathways program. This program helps individuals from diverse backgrounds gain skills training as Certified Nursing Assistants and offers employment support, like resume assistance, interview coaching and help with job placement.
A single mom thrives in a counseling career. Her favorite part of the job is the opportunity to help others. But with her drive to help others, she found a stable avenue to support herself. “Things are coming together more as far as being financially stable. I was actually thinking, boy, in a year we can actually go on a family vacation, which would have never happened before,” said Yvonne.
Lifetrack named Heavy Metal Truck Training as its 2016 Community Builder of the Year for its outstanding service to job seekers who aim to pave their way into the high-growth industry of commercial trucking.