Victoria is a new mother to a beautiful baby boy. She is also raising her son on her own. Victoria worked part time during the time she was pregnant with her son, and when her son was born she asked if her employer could put her to work full time but they denied her request. Victoria applied to openings at many stores but had no success.
Although she began to feel disappointed, she would look at her son and say “my son is my motivation,” and so she continued to apply for jobs. Victoria’s neighbor told her of the Re-Entry Career Fair that took place in June hosted by Career Resources. Even though she had never been incarcerated, she needed a job and decided to see if the job fair could help. During her time at the job fair, she found herself in a spontaneous job interview. Weeks after the interview she received a call to inform her that she had gotten the position of a full-time receptionist at Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust.
Victoria can now stand on her own two feet and provide for herself and her son. Victoria says she would recommend the Career Resources Career Fair to anyone. A special thank you to Dress for Success Mid-Fairfield County for providing her with suits for her first day of work.