July Programs for Job Seekers at the Tri-County CareerCenter in Bangor Bookmark and Share

June 26, 2018

For Immediate Release: June 26, 2018

Contact: Patty Perry, Bangor CareerCenter, 760-6302

Media Contact: Laura Hudson, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009

BANGOR - Tri-County CareerCenter in Bangor announces June programming for job seekers and those who are considering training to upgrade their skills and increase their employability.

"The summer tourism season provides plentiful opportunities for Maine workers to find jobs best suited to their skills," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "Our record-low unemployment means employers are searching for applicants; I encourage you to visit any CareerCenter for help searching for a new or better job. They will work with you to improve your resume and interview skills."

Resume Information Seminar - Tuesdays, July 3 and 17, 9 to 11 a.m.

Learn the basic dos and don'ts of resume writing, how to use key words and phrases to catch an employers attention, discover web sites for skills identification and learn how to produce a resume that will work for you. You will not have a resume in hand when you leave. To sign up, please visit the Bangor CareerCenter or call 561-4050 or Toll Free at 1-888-828-0568. Limit 20 slots per session.

Essentials of College Planning and Financial Aid - Fridays, July 6, 13, 20, and 2, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Presented by Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC). Steps for successful college enrollment, types of colleges and trade schools, entrance requirements, readiness and transitional issues of adults, admission requirements and financial aid overview and completion. Please bring your last years income tax forms to the workshop. To learn more about MEOC, please visit http://meoc.maine.edu/. To register call 1-800-281-3703.

Military Talent Source: Recurring until August 2018 - Tuesdays, July 10 and 24, 9 to 1 p.m.

A recruiter from the Military Talent Source will be at the Bangor CareerCenter. To learn more about this employer, visit https://militarytalentsource.com/ . This is a great opportunity to meet face to face with recruiters! Bring plenty of resumes and dress to impress! For more information, call 561-4050 or email Paul Ruggiero at Paul.B.Ruggiero@maine.gov.

Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) - Wednesdays, July 11 and 25, 9 a.m. to 12 Noon

Presented by A4TD. The purpose of the SCSEP is to offer a "stepping stone" back into the workforce. Funded under the Title V of the Older Americans Act, the SCSEP helps people find employment by providing paid training assignments and job search assistance. To learn more about 4ATD, please visit http://www.4atd.org .

Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems Recruitment - Tuesday, July 24, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

A recruiter from Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS) will be at the Bangor CareerCenter the fourth Tuesday of every month. To learn more about this employer, please visit http://www.emhs.org. This is a great opportunity to meet face-to-face with a recruiter! For more information, call 561-4050 or email Paul Ruggiero at Paul.B.Ruggiero@maine.gov.

Interviewing Workshop - Tuesday, July 24, 9 to 11 a.m.

Join us to find out how to have the Ultimate Job Interview. Learn how to prepare for an interview, discover what employers are looking for and follow-up advice that will help you land theposition you truly want. To sign up, please call the Bangor CareerCenter at 561-4050 or toll free 1-800-828-0568. Limit 20 slots per session.

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 ONet software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

Tri-County CareerCenter is located at 45 Oak St. in Bangor and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We can be reached at 561-4050 (TTY users should dial Maine Relay 711). 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.