May 26, 2023
For Immediate Release - May 26, 2023
CareerCenter June Hiring Events and Services
MAINE - Are you a job seeker and not sure what the next step in your career is, or an employer looking to expand your workforce? The Maine Department of Labor's CareerCenters, together with their partners, offer many services to help people find employment or upgrade skills, and help employers find qualified workers.
Workshops and Training - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/employment/workshops.shtml
Virtual Workshop: Navigating Hiring Process for Individuals with a Criminal History June 2, 2023 from 12 p.m. Are you an individual with a criminal history and not sure how to navigate the job search and hiring process due to your past offenses? This workshop is for you! Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/navigating-hiring-process-for-individuals-with-a-criminal-history-tickets-630260906337?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Virtual Workshop: Maine's Employment & Training Program Info Session by Eastern Maine Development Corporation June 6, 2023 from 34 p.m. Do you need help finding your next job or finding support for a training you are interested in? The WIOA Title 1B services may be the program for you! Join staff from Eastern Maine Development Corps for this session discussing the services, eligibility and how to get enrolled. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/maines-employment-training-program-info-session-tickets-630059634327?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Virtual Workshop: Searching for Work : Age 55+ With or Without Health & Physical Restriction June 15, 2023 from 1011 a.m. Does it sometimes seem like your age or experience is working against you in your job search? It's true that some employers may have reservations, but many see that hiring and retaining older workers will be key to staying competitive. Whether exploring a new career or searching for a job, this presentation will provide tips and suggestions to overcome bias and promote confidence in re-entering the workforce. Register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/searching-for-work-age-55-with-or-without-health-physical-restriction-tickets-630272731707?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
Virtual Workshop: Creating A Winning Resume
New Day and Time! Offered monthly on 1st and 3rd Fridays, 910:30 a.m.
Is it time for you to create a new resume and you're not sure on how to get started? Join us for this 90-minute virtual session as we discuss how to create a winning resume. Following the workshop you'll also learn how you can schedule a virtual meeting with a CareerCenter consultant who can review your new resume and provide additional support.
During the workshop we will teach you how to write a dynamic winning resume and provide you with the tools you need to promote and target your qualifications to directly match the employer's needs. You will also learn how to ensure that your resume and cover letter make the best first impression to employers. Prerequisite for this workshop: A current Maine JobLink account. If you need assistance with creating a Maine JobLink account, please contact CareerCenterConnections@maine.gov.
Pre-Registration is required. To register, click on the Eventbrite link. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/creating-a-winning-resume-tickets-139151561065
HIRING EVENTS - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/employment/hiringevents/
June 1, 2023 Hinckley Hiring Event: Veterans Resource Event - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=10968658
June 1, 2023 Bangor Hiring Event: Smith Builders Roofing - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=11032256
June 7, 2023 Portland Hiring Event: Greater Portland CareerCenter Event - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=10986771
June 7, 2023 Bangor Hiring Event: Hinckley Yachts - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=11061960
June 8, 2023 Lewiston City of Auburn Housing & Employment Symposium - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=11026563
June 14, 2023 Brunswick Hiring Event: Downtown Hiring Event - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=11003790
June 20, 2023 Lewiston Hiring Event: Outdoor Hiring Event - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=10945557
June 21, 2023 Augusta Hiring Event: Sweetser - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=10915300
June 22, 2023- August 24, 2023 Springvale Hiring Event: Summer Thursday Hiring Events June 22 thru August 24, 2023 - https://www.mainecareercenter.com/locations/jobfair.shtml?id=11049386
Helping Business to Recruit and Train Employees
Maine CareerCenters provide a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses. We assist all sizes of employers with recruiting, hiring, training, workforce services and access to labor market information. Whether your business is growing or downsizing, we can assist with job retention, expansion, and creation, as well as help workers who are facing job loss due to downsizing or closures.
Helping Business to Recruit and Train Employees - https://www.mainecareercenter.gov/employers/index.shtml
Healthcare Training Resources
Healthcare Training for ME: This partnership can provide healthcare training to your staff and resources to help defray the costs of training. This is an opportunity to help staff advance in their careers and gain valuable credentials all while upskilling your workforce. Available trainings may include options to host on-site at your workplace, online, and at convenient locations in the community. Submit a training request today to learn more about how we can work with you to support and upskill your workforce: https://www.maine.gov/healthcaretrainingforme/
Services are available virtually via the CareerCenter hotline:
TTY users call Maine Relay 711
If youd prefer to access services and information in-person at one of our CareerCenters, call the CareerCenter hotline to schedule an appointment or visit the CareerCenter location website to see when staff are on-site near you.
Each of the centers across the state provides public computers with internet access, Microsoft Office, resume/cover letter writing software, and O*Net software for personal skills assessment.
Employers can list their open positions on Maine JobLink and use our online system which matches jobs with candidates. All CareerCenter services are provided at no charge to employers and job seekers. Veterans and eligible spouses receive priority of service in all Department of Labor programs.