March Workshops at the Presque Isle CareerCenter Bookmark and Share

March 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 760-6300; Julie Rabinowitz, 621-5009

PRESQUE ISLE - The Presque Isle CareerCenter announces March programming for job seekers and those who are considering training for a new career.

“Employers will be hiring at job fairs all over the state this spring,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “CareerCenter staff and services can help you prepare.”

Job seekers and businesses interested in connecting with one another can also “like” the CareerCenter on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Presque-Isle-CareerCenter . Workshops and events are held at the CareerCenter unless otherwise noted. Maine Veterans receive priority of service in all CareerCenter programs.

Creating Winning Resumes – March 12, 19 and 26 at 9 a.m. Learn how to create a professional resume and walk out the door with one in hand after this three-hour workshop.

Financial Aid – March 12, 19 and 26, 9 a.m.to noon. Get assistance with college planning and financial aid. Please pre-register at 1-800-281-3703 or http://meoc.maine.edu .

Gateways to Employment – Workshops offered in two locations: Houlton on March 18 at 9 a.m. and in Presque Isle on March 21 at 9 a.m. Want to jump start your job search? Learn new strategies, proper interviewing skills and the correct way to fill out a job application.

Veterans Educational and Training Benefits – March 19 at 9 a.m. Come in to see what benefits you may be eligible for and confirm you are in the correct program for you.

SafetyWorks! Hazard Communication / Global Harmonization – March 25, 9 a.m. to noon. Identification, classifications, labeling of hazardous chemicals.

Computer Boot Camp – March 28 at 9 a.m. Do you have difficulty working with computers? Would you like to spruce up your technological skills? Call today and reserve your seat for the next computer boot camp. Contact Pete Lento at 760-6318

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

Call 760-6300 or 1-800-635-0357 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for additional information and to register for workshops held at the CareerCenter. The CareerCenter, located at 66 Spruce Street in Presque Isle, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also find more information at the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.com .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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