Rochelle is very excited to get back to work and lights up a room wherever she goes because she truly is happy that she will be off to a good start in 2015!
- Employment Services
Rochelle Carrington’s job search proves it doesn’t have to take months of filling out applications to get back into the workforce, having walked through the doors of the Michigan Works! Southgate Service Center for the first time on November 13, 2014.
Rochelle didn’t really know what to expect or where to begin. All she knew is she once had a successful career with Lear Corporation that lasted almost 15 years – until her father became ill and homebound. Rochelle had no choice but to leave her job at Lear Corp as a Machine Operator to become a full time caregiver in her parents’ home.
Like many others with parents that are aging and/ or ill, Rochelle felt obligated to put her career on hold to care for her father. He passed away in August of this year. Rochelle has no regrets about being away from the workforce for so long. She understood that caring for someone who is ill is a full time job in itself.