Meet Ricardo Romero

Workforce Challenge:

Ricardo Romero was a quality assurance technician with an hourly wage of $28.00. Despite years of experience in the manufacturing sector, he had experienced difficulty in career advancement opportunities.

Meet Ricardo Romero

Workforce Solution:

Ricardo visited the South Bay One-Stop Business & Career Centers - Inglewood to establish ways to match his prior skills and develop career mobility strategies. Ricardo was enrolled in work-based training and up-skilling.

Outcome and Benefits:

Shortly after completing his coursework he successfully landed a position of Quality Inspector in February 2018 working for Virgin Orbit a company within the Virgin group with an hourly wage of $33.

“I am grateful for the programs and services received, but most importantly I have a
brighter outlook on my career and opportunities for upward mobility.”