Confident Woman
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Wilson Forward is pleased to announce that Dress for Success Triangle, a non-profit that provides career and image coaching services to unemployed and underemployed women, is launching an innovative pilot program in the Wilson community as part of a larger expansion into Eastern North Carolina. Dress for Success Triangle’s mission is to provide women with a network of support, professional attire, and development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. Since its founding in 2008 the Triangle affiliate has become one of the most successful in the worldwide Dress for Success network and is on track to serve their 20,000th client this year. Wilson’s employment landscape and strong non-profit network provided the perfect environment to pilot the Wilson expansion.  Wilson Forward has played a pivotal role in laying the foundation for a successful launch.

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Going Places Network

Among the services offered, a job acquisition program, Going Places Network in partnership with Wilson Community College will begin soon. The Going Places Network's six week job acquisition program helps unemployed and under-employed women gain professional skills, accelerate their job search and build confidence through weekly training sessions, one-on-one career coaching, and networking in a supportive environment. Skilled presenters, coaches, and mentors help to uncover personal strengths, build interview skills, confidence, and networks of support. For more information or to register for The Going Places Network, contact Robby Taylor, Director of Workforce Development, at rtaylor@wilsoncc.edu or (252) 246-1421.