Sterling D. had been looking for work and was hoping to land a job that would lead to a stable career that could open doors for him. He didn’t want to get hired in a role that felt like a dead end, rather, he wanted to be with a company where there were growth opportunities and where he could establish a career for himself.
After reaching out to Skills, Sterling was able to find work with Jewel-Osco as a Loss Prevention Officer. Now he’s happy to be with a company where there’s plenty of opportunities for him to move up and make a career for himself.
What brought you to Skills?
I was looking online, and people gave good feedback about Skills.
How was your experience working with the Skills staff? What were your most memorable takeaways or memories from your experience?
My experience was 10/10. They kept checking up on me during the hiring process. They asked me how I was doing even after I got hired.
Bring me back to the moment when you were hired. How did it feel?
I was pretty excited when I got hired and could make a career path for myself. I had been looking for work for a while before that.
What are your career goals and how do you feel Jewel-Osco is/will support them?
My career goal is to move up in a company. There are many opportunities to move up at Jewel-Osco.
What opportunities has this job provided for you?
It’s brought more financial opportunities. I’m trying to move to my own apartment now that I have a steady income.
Would you recommend Skills to other job seekers?
Yes, because this is the second time I’ve found a job through Skills. They’re really helpful.