May 25, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 25, 2017
Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 207-760-6300
Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, 207-621-5009
PRESQUE ISLE - The Presque Isle CareerCenter announces June programs for job seekers and those who are considering training for a new career.
“In our tightening labor market, Maine CareerCenters provide the tools and resources to better connect job seekers and employers,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Workshops and one-on-one consultations facilitated by the their career consultants can provide job seekers a path to education or jobs. Employers will find information and connections to employment and training resources that can help serve immediate or forecasted workforce needs. Connect with your closest Maine CareerCenter at www.mainecareercenter.gov.”
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, June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 9:00 a.m.
Learn how to create a professional resume and walk out the door with one in hand.
Financial Aid – Tuesdays, June 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 9 a.m.
Get assistance with college planning and financial aid. Preregister at 800-281-3703 or http://meoc.maine.edu .
SafetyWorks! Ladder Safety – Thursday, June 8, 8:30 a.m.
Come in and meet with local staffing agencies. Agencies represented will be Manpower, Tempo, Maine Staffing Group and People Ready.
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.