September 27, 2012
For Immediate Release: September 27, 2012 Contact: Patty Perry, 760-6300
Presque Isle—The Presque Isle CareerCenter announces October programming for job seekers and those who are considering training to upgrade their skills to increase their employability.
-Intro to Training—workshops offered Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23, 30; 9–10 a.m. Find out what your training and education options are in this one-hour workshop.
-Creating Winning Resumes—workshops offered Oct. 3, 24, and 31; 9 a.m.–noon. Learn how to create a professional resume and walk out the door with one in hand after this three-hour workshop.
-Gateways to Employment—workshop offered in two locations: Houlton on Oct. 2; 9–10 a.m. and in Presque Isle on Oct. 19, 9 a.m.–noon. Want to jump start your job search? Learn new strategies, proper interviewing skills and the correct way to fill out a job application.
-Financial Aid—Oct. 3, 10, 24, and 31; 9 a.m.–noon. Get assistance with college planning and financial aid. Please pre-register at 800-281-3703 or meoc.maine.edu .
-CareerCenter Job & Resource Fair at the Crow’s Nest—Oct. 17; 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Come meet with employers and learn about area resources are available to you.
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 (207) 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, ME 04769, is open 8 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also find more information at the CareerCenter website, www.mainecareercenter.com .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.