Meet Bryan Durnan - Manhattan Beach

Workforce Challenge:

Bryan Duran, 31, married and father of two young children under the age of two, is a resident of Hermosa Beach and had been working for CVS as a Loss Prevention Supervisor for more than four years before he was suddenly let go. After six months of unemployment, Mr. Duran decided it was time to seek help in his job search.

Workforce Solution:

Mr. Duran began his road back to stable employment when he entered the Transitional Subsidized Employment (TSE) program after visiting the Carson Career Center. Mr. Duran admitted that one of the biggest challenges for him was not being able to earn what he needed to make to support his family.

Outcome and Benefits:

Meet Bryan Durnan - Manhattan Beach

Mr. Duran completed the TSE program at the Manhattan Beach Chamber of Commerce and was then hired on full-time as an Office Coordinator. Mr. Duran was recently promoted to Operations Coordinator and hopes to continue moving up the corporate ladder.

"The (One-Stop) staff was a great help with everything including sending me updates on available jobs. He definitely made my time in the program a great experience. I am looking forward to advancing in this new career."