Libraries Offer Free Online Job Search Workshops During April

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Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPL) offers online job search workshops and one-on-one sessions during the month of April. All sessions are free and offered virtually.

All you need to attend is an internet connection, a device such as a smartphone, tablet or computer and registration prior to the event.

Individual Session With Career Counselor to Help With Job Search

H.I.R.E. (Helping Individuals Reach Employment) Sessions are held throughout April on Mondays from 9:30-11:30 a.m.
Meet confidentially with a career counselor for advice and assistance with your job search.

Monday, April 4; Register here.

Monday, April 11; Register here.

Monday, April 18; Register here.

Monday, April 25; Register here.


Workshops on Job Search and Entrepreneurship

Monday, April 4: 1-3 p.m.
Job Search Strategies (in a Pandemic)
Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in the current (pandemic) job market.

Register here.


Wednesday, April 6: 1-3 p.m.
How to Prepare for your Virtual Job Interview
Learn how to differentiate yourself from other candidates, be Zoom ready, package your experience, tell your story, be ready for challenging questions, and feel more confident in your next interview.

Register here.


Tuesday, April 12: 1-2 p.m.
Google Drive Basics
Learn how to use the cloud-based storage system Google Drive.

Register here.


Tuesday, April 19: 10-11:30 a.m.
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Are you just starting your entrepreneurial journey? This workshop will cover the fundamentals of building a business and help you determine if you’re ready to become a small business owner. Presented in partnership with the Maryland Women’s Business Center.

Register here.


Tuesday & Thursday, April 19 and 21: 5:30-8 p.m.
LinkedIn Boot Camp for 45+ Job Seekers (Sessions I and II)
This popular two-session, two-day workshop focuses on using LinkedIn as a tool to conduct a successful job search.

Register here.


Wednesday, April 20: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government
Find out everything you need to know about applying for jobs with Montgomery County Government.

Register here.

For more information on other virtual programs, visit the MCPL website. To sign up for MCPL’s newsletter, visit the subscription page.

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