September 5, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 5, 2017
Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 207-760-6300
Media Contact: Tim Sardano, Maine Department of Labor, 626-6232
PRESQUE ISLE - The Presque Isle CareerCenter announces September programs for job seekers and those who are considering training for a new career.
“Maine reached an all-time high in payroll jobs this year, and our unemployment rate has been under 4.0 percent for 22 consecutive months,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “There is no better time to find work than now, especially as we head into the fall hiring season. Maine CareerCenters can help you update your resume, practice interview skills, or connect you with education or training, and you may qualify for free tuition. Our employers need you. Make yourself standout from other applicants—take the first step and contact your closest CareerCenter.”
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, September 12, 19 and 26 at 9 a.m.
Get assistance with college planning and financial aid. Call Patrick at 694-0718 to register or visit http://meoc.maine.edu.
Creating Winning Resumes – Fridays, September 8, 15, 22 and 29 at 9:00 a.m.
Learn how to create a professional resume and walk out the door with one in hand.
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.