Success Stories

Mike, Working Together participant

September 6, 2017 Mike finds the right balance with employment and passion

Mike, who was looking to re-enter the workforce, has an intellectual disability and hearing issues. Despite these barriers, he was very motivated to find work and prove to an employer that he would be a valuable asset.

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August 30, 2017 Cassandra finds a “road map” to her dream career

When looking to re-enter the workforce, Cassandra’s experiences were vast and many, but she didn’t know where to start. She had just recently relocated to Ottawa, and was not fully settled in to her new surroundings.

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August 23, 2017 Jack Improves His Hearing and His Career Prospects

Jack is a visual effects artist. With his hearing impairment, it was difficult for Jack to receive feedback on his work — an important part of the process in the production of visual effects. He was worried that it would be a barrier to moving up in his career.

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August 16, 2017 An Integral Part of the Home Hardware Team

At the Orleans Home Hardware, just outside of Ottawa, Eric has found a home away from home. He loves his job, handling stock and assisting customers out on the sales floor.

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