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

March 3, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 3, 2017 Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 207-760-6300 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, 207-621-5009

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

“Thousands of good-paying jobs with Maine employers are available at Maine JobLink and the many job fairs around the state,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “With a low unemployment rate and an improving employment-to-population ratio, Maine employers are looking to hire. Maine CareerCenters can help you prepare your resume and practice interviewing to land that job by making a direct connection with Maine businesses. Contact your closest Maine CareerCenter today.”

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 – March, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 9:00 a.m.

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

Financial Aid – Tuesdays, March 7, 14, 21 and 28 at 9 a.m.

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

Spring Job Fair, Northern Maine Community College – Thursday, March 9, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Come and meet local employers who have open positions. Spruce up that resume and get ready to speak to employers and get the job you want.

Maine JobLink Resume Creation – Wednesday, March 15 at 9 a.m.

Learn how to create a resume utilizing the Maine JobLink resume tool

Accident Investigation/Injury Analysis – Wednesday, March 29, 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

When work doesn’t go as planned, accidents and near-misses happen. Investigating these incidents can prevent similar or even more serious problems from happening. Learn how to conduct a thorough accident/incident investigation and how to use your results to prevent future accidents. Interested participants should contact SafetyWorks! at 207-623-7900.

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.gov .

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

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