Success Stories: Mary

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Mary has worked steadily for more than 10 years in the fast food business.

She usually works five days a week cleaning the dining area. Mary is conscientious about her work. She prefers minimum staff involvement. She works without a job coach.

If a certain task challenges her, then staff may assist briefly until she is proficient at the task, for example when the employer has a different time clock system.

When Mary’s hours decrease with an employer, she takes the initiative to follow up on leads for other jobs. Mary loves to make money. Steady employment has also been a factor in her recovery from substance abuse.