Since I first sat in the rooms of Towards Employment, I knew that this was going to be the life changing experience that it has become over such a short period of time. Right from the start the facilitators have showed me everything that there is to know about the application process, the interview process and what to do when wanting to advance in your career. Up until this point in my life, I have never felt the confidence and motivation that I feel right now. I now feel that I have gained everything that I need to know about…

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If I had not attended the Towards Employment workshop, my life would be incredibly different. I'm not saying that it would be bad - but you helped me open up my eyes to what I could be, what I could do, and in a way I never thought possible. You guys took an ex-offender and gave me hope not only for a career but beyond the barriers and I faced. This class takes hard work and dedication. We are given a lot of valuable information on employability. I’m grateful for all the knowledge that the facilitators shared, different personalities that…

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I've come to believe that each of us has a personal calling that's as unique as a fingerprint and that the best way to succeed is to discover what you love and then find a way to offer it to others in the form of service, working hard. That's what Towards Employment has done for me and will do for all of you. It has reaffirmed that I have chosen the correct career path. When I initially came to the program I had graduated from Cleveland State University with a Master's degree in Social Work; I didn't want to see…

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When I started Towards Employment I was a little skeptical. I have never had a problem getting a job and keeping a job, but I never had to do it with a conviction in my background. After my first few days at Towards Employment I have to say that I feel the Towards Employment Staff definitely has our best interest at heart. Thanks to Mr. Madden I can now say that I am confident in talking about the uncomfortableness of my background to an Employer. I would also like to thank Ms. Dove, Mr. Rodriguez, Miss Shepard, and Mr. Basel…

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