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

September 30, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 30, 2016 Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 207-760-6300 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, 207-621-5009

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

“Our employers are looking to hire workers right now,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Job fairs are being held all over the state. Maine CareerCenters can help you attend a job fair, improve your resume and be prepared for interviews. I encourage you to visit your closest CareerCenter, our team is ready to connect you with good employers.”

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.

Financial Aid – Tuesday, October 4, and 25, 9:00 a.m., and October 18, 1 p.m.

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

OSHA 10-Hour Construction – Thursday, October 6 to 7, 9 a.m.

OSHA card earned by student ($8.00 fee) – Contact SafetyWorks at 207-623-7900.

Creating Winning Resumes – Friday, October 7, 12 and 28, 9:00 a.m.

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

OSHA Record-Keeping – Friday, October 14, 9 a.m.

Recording and reporting workplace injuries on OSHA forms.

Manufacturing Sector Career Fair – Wednesday, October 19, 9 a.m.

Interested in a career in the manufacturing sector? Come speak with representatives from local companies about opportunities in our area.

Introduction to CareerCenter Services and WIOA Services Offered Through Aroostook County Action Program– Wednesday, October 26, 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.