January 31, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2018
Contact: Patty Perry, Presque Isle CareerCenter, 207-760-6300
Media Contact: Laura Hudson, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009
PRESQUE ISLE - The Presque Isle CareerCenter announces February programs for job seekers and those who are considering training for a new career.
“2017 was a tremendous year for our economy, with all-time highs in the number of private sector jobs reported and an historic unemployment rate of 3.0 in December,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “What this means for job seekers, is there are jobs out there to be had. You don’t have to search alone. No-cost workshops, career counseling, and free computer and Internet use to find work are some of the resources available at Maine CareerCenters. You may even be eligible for free training. I encourage you to visit mainecareercenter.gov to learn more.”
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, February 2, 9, 16 and 23, 9:00 a.m.
Learn how to create a professional resume and walk out the door with one in hand.
Financial Aid – Tuesdays, February 6, 13, 20 and 27, 9 a.m.
Get assistance with college planning and financial aid. Pre-register at 1-800-281-3703 to register or visit http://meoc.maine.edu.
About the CareerCenter
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, http://www.mainecareercenter.gov .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.