September Programs for Job Seekers at the Presque Isle CareerCenter Bookmark and Share

August 24, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 24, 2016 Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 207-760-6300 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, 207-621-5009

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

“As falls starts, we start thinking about education and new opportunities,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “You might be thinking about getting more education or training to advance your career or making a change from a seasonal to a year round job. Our CareerCenters can help you look at all of your options and connect you with resources and employers. All of their advice and services are provided at no cost to Maine residents.”

Job seekers and businesses interested in connecting with one another can also like the CareerCenter on Facebook. Events are held at the Presque Isle CareerCenter, located at 66 Spruce Street, unless otherwise noted. Maine Veterans receive priority of service in all CareerCenter programs.

Creating Winning Resumes– Fridays, 9:00 a.m.

Learn how to create a professional resume and walk out the door with one in hand.

Financial Aid– Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m.

Get assistance with college planning and financial aid. Pre-register at 800-281-3703 or http://meoc.maine.edu .

Job Search Tips for People with a Criminal History– Wednesday, September 14, 9 a.m.

Do you have a criminal background? Are you having trouble finding work? This workshop will give job search tips, suggestions on how to respond to those hard-to-answer questions and identify where best to seek employment that will lead to a successful job search.

Introduction to CareerCenter Services & WIOA Services Offered Through Aroostook County Action Program– Wednesday, September 28, 9 a.m.

Looking for work? Thinking about retraining? Come visit us and have a conversation about how we can help you accomplish your goals.

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, is open 8 a.m. to 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.

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