Taking the Bull by the Horns
“When my doctor told me I needed to make a career change, I knew it would be a challenge.”
When my doctor told me I needed to make a career change, I knew it would be a challenge. All of my prior work experience and training had been in agriculture and trucking. I didn’t have any experience that would qualify me for an office job. What I did have, however, was a positive attitude, an open mind, a willingness to learn, and a referral to Deseret Industries.
Deseret Industries trained me in several areas that would be relevant to a variety of entry level jobs in the type of work I was seeking. My job coach was both supportive and critical when I needed a little push. She not only taught and trained me to be successful on a new level, but she was also very understanding of my situation. I had a family to provide for and needed to do so as soon as possible. She offered the support and encouragement I needed to propel me to the next level.
I found a position where I was trained as an on-call medical receptionist at a large medical center. I proved that I was able to learn quickly and had good people skills. My hard work was soon noticed, and I was offered a full time position as a pharmacy technician. I passed my background check and obtained a pharmacy technician-in-training license.
From the bottom of my heart, I express my gratitude to Deseret Industries for the privilege to take the bull by the horns and taste success.
“Deseret Industries trained me in several areas that would be relevant to a variety of entry level jobs in the type of work I was seeking.”
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