My Short-Term Job Turned into a Long-Term Career

Kelsey Jenkins loves jobs that keep her moving and active. For three seasons, she worked as part of a trail crew for National Parks Services, doing drain installation, brush cutting and clearing, grading, and other trail maintenance duties. During the…

Temp Work Taught Me New Skills and Opened the Door to a Great Job

Vincent Wright, also known as Vinny, was an experienced mechanic, living in California, who specialized in both boat and rental repair. He had a successful career and, being passionate about all things mechanical, he was really happy in his rental…

My New Job Has Given Me Confidence and Stability – I Am My Daughter’s Hero Again

It’s human nature to make assumptions or jump to conclusions about people. But you should never judge a book by its cover. You never really know what people are going through in their lives. Take Terrance Stevens, for example. He…

My New Job Has Changed My Life – and the Lives of My Children

Sonya Buckingham was a single mom raising three kids. For eight years, she and her family resided in Georgia, where she worked as a cab driver. Deciding it was time for a change, they relocated to Washington State. Finding a…

TERRA Helped Me Transition My Skills into a New and Exciting Career

Sometimes the hardest part of a job search is getting started. Where do you even begin? Amanda Owen found herself struggling with that very thing. The restaurant where she'd been working closed for renovation and she found herself in need…

TERRA Helped Me Try Jobs on for Size Until I Found the Right Fit

Leaving a job that’s comfortable, in search of something new and exciting, can be nerve-racking. What if your new job isn’t better? What if you can’t find a new job at all? But for Tommilyn Amos, an experienced administrative professional…

TERRA Found Me the Perfect Fit Right Away

When something feels right, it probably is. And it was that gut-feeling that led Megan Otterstrom to leave Tulsa, Oklahoma, where she was born and raised, and move to Seattle, Washington. “I was able to do a lot of traveling…

My New Job is a Match Made in Heaven

A year and half ago, Nathanael Rojas moved from California to Oregon. Finding a job that was right for him was difficult. He tried doing lumber work, construction, landscaping and even some housekeeping, but none of these jobs were a…

Temporary Jobs Allow You to Shine – I Turned a Two-Week Project into a Career

Yudy Williams was establishing a great manufacturing career for herself in Mississippi. She'd spent 5 years working for a well-known automotive manufacturer doing quality control. She loved the work, but she wanted something more for her life. She wanted to…

Partnering with TERRA Helped Me Land a Job I Am Passionate About

Chris Piers has a background that includes project management, marketing, and some graphic design. But his passion lies in marketing. Most recently, he was working as a HR Marketing Manager for a large healthcare organization. Unfortunately, when his employer was…