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

July 10, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 10, 2017 Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 207-760-6300 Media Contact: Julie Rabinowitz, 207-621-5009

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

“Maine CareerCenter staff help job seekers stand out when competing for a position,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Our monthly workshops give help people fine-tune their job search tools and techniques, whether a resume or cover letter, interview skills, and finding and applying for jobs online. With almost 12,000 jobs listed on Maine JobLink, I urge Mainers looking for work to connect with their local 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.

Financial Aid – Tuesdays, July 11, 18 and 25 at 9 a.m.

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

Creating Winning Resumes – Fridays, July 14, 21 and 28 and 30 at 9:00 a.m.

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

SafetyWorks! Public Sector Compliance – Tuesday, July 25, 8:30 a.m.

This assistance program is for state, county, municipal and quasi-municipal employers, managers and employees. The program is an overview of public sector employer responsibilities including injury/fatality reporting, written programs, training, equipment/facility inspections and recordkeeping. Additionally, this class covers SafetyWorks! assistance including training and free safety and health consultation programs to proactively help employers before an accident or incident occurs.

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.