Events for January 2015

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CLOSED - NEW YEAR'S DAY

  • Thursday, January 1, 2015 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

The Business and Employment Center will be closed today in observance of the New Year's Day holiday.

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Resume Doctor

  • Friday, January 2, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Complete Resume Workshop

  • Monday, January 5, 2015 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

In this workshop, we'll cover how to write effective resumes and applications. We'll also review cover letters and reference lists.

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DORS Orientation

  • Monday, January 5, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

A brief overview of services available for individuals with disabilities.

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Resume Doctor

  • Monday, January 5, 2015 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Welcome Seminar

  • Tuesday, January 6, 2015 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
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Join us for an overview of our many services and resources for Frederick County job seekers. Also includes choice of breakout session: TrainingWORKS and Job Search 2014.

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Project Management Information Session

  • Tuesday, January 6, 2015 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Join experienced project management professionals Lisa Hammer and David Newman of Leadership Techniques, LLC in an interactive discussion that will give you a chance to ask questions about various PMP certifications and discover the qualifications needed to enter this exciting field. Training opportunities available at Frederick Community College will be discussed for which there may be funding based on participants' eligibility.

If you are thinking about PMP certification or a career in project management, you won't want to miss this event!

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Resume Doctor

  • Tuesday, January 6, 2015 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Computer Essentials

  • Tuesday, January 6, 2015 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Resume Doctor

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Navigating the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE)

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Unlock Maryland's job market by learning how to use the Maryland Workforce Exchange virtual One-Stop system to find jobs.

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Career Decision Making

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2015 10:30 AM 12:30 PM
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Not sure what type of job you want to pursue? Learn the tools available to get focused in your job search.

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Computer Essentials

  • Wednesday, January 7, 2015 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Resume Doctor

  • Thursday, January 8, 2015 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Lunch & Learn: The Right Resume for the Right Job

  • Thursday, January 8, 2015 12:00 PM 1:00 PM

Bring your lunch and join us for a discussion with HR Administrator and Trainer Liza Richards. Limited seating available; advance registration required.

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Computers for Scaredy Cats

  • Friday, January 9, 2015 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
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Conquer computers by learning the basics at an easy pace, without fear!

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Resume Doctor

  • Friday, January 9, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Interview Success

  • Monday, January 12, 2015 9:00 AM 12:00 PM

Win that job offer by acing the interview! This class includes preparation, tough questions and useful ideas for follow-up.

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DORS Orientation

  • Monday, January 12, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

A brief overview of services available for individuals with disabilities.

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Overcoming the Age Factor

  • Monday, January 12, 2015 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Join us to discover how successful job seekers turn age into an advantage!

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Resume Doctor

  • Monday, January 12, 2015 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Introduction to Word

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 8:30 AM 11:30 AM

Learn to create, format and save cover letters, resumes and other documents.

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Welcome Seminar

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
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Join us for an overview of our many services and resources for Frederick County job seekers. Also includes choice of breakout session: TrainingWORKS and Job Search 2014. Please arrive 15 minutes early to get checked in.

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Resume Doctor

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Computer Essentials

  • Tuesday, January 13, 2015 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Conquer Online Applications

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 8:30 AM 10:30 AM
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Learn how to deal with tricky online applications, how to format your resume for Applicant Tracking Systems, and how to properly send your resume via email.

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Resume Doctor

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Discover Your Type

  • Wednesday, January 14, 2015 1:00 PM 3:30 PM
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Take the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment to learn about what types of jobs fit you most naturally based upon your individual personality type. There is no charge for this assessment, but customers do need to have an account in the Maryland Workforce Exchange.

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The LinkedIn Connection

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
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Learn how to successfully use LinkedIn, the tool that over 80% of employers use to recruit prospective candidates. Twitter and Facebook will also be covered in this job search seminar.

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Resume Doctor

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Computer Essentials

  • Thursday, January 15, 2015 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Know Before You Go: Company Research

  • Friday, January 16, 2015 8:30 AM 11:00 AM

Discover what you need to know about your next employer, and how to find this important information.

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Resume Doctor

  • Friday, January 16, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Stress Relief Meditation

  • Friday, January 16, 2015 10:30 AM 11:30 AM

Our four-week Sahaja Meditation class will teach the fundamentals of how to de-stress and regain composure in any situation. All you need is a willingness to attend all four classes as you sit comfortably in chairs.

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CLOSED - MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

  • Monday, January 19, 2015 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

The Business and Employment Center will be closed today in observance of the Martin Luther King Day holiday.

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Welcome Seminar

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
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Join us for an overview of our many services and resources for Frederick County job seekers. Also includes choice of breakout session: TrainingWORKS and Job Search 2014. Please arrive 15 minutes early to get checked in.

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Computer Essentials

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Resume Doctor

  • Tuesday, January 20, 2015 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Complete Resume Workshop

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 9:00 AM 11:30 AM

In this workshop, we'll cover how to write effective resumes and applications. We'll also review cover letters and reference lists.

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Resume Doctor

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Navigating the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE)

  • Wednesday, January 21, 2015 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Unlock Maryland's job market by learning how to use the Maryland Workforce Exchange virtual One-Stop system to find jobs.

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OPEN AT 10:00 AM TODAY

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 10:00 AM 6:00 PM

The Business and Employment Center will open at 10:00 a.m. today.

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Resume Doctor

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Computer Essentials

  • Thursday, January 22, 2015 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Introduction to Word

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 8:30 AM 11:30 AM

Learn to create, format and save cover letters, resumes and other documents.

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Resume Doctor

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Stress Relief Meditation

  • Friday, January 23, 2015 10:30 AM 11:30 AM

Our four-week Sahaja Meditation class will teach the fundamentals of how to de-stress and regain composure in any situation. All you need is a willingness to attend all four classes as you sit comfortably in chairs.

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Instant Confidence! Sell Your Strengths

  • Monday, January 26, 2015 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Discover the skills and successes you already have, that are in demand by today's employers.

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DORS Orientation

  • Monday, January 26, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

A brief overview of services available for individuals with disabilities.

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Resume Doctor

  • Monday, January 26, 2015 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Computer Essentials

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Welcome Seminar

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 9:00 AM 12:00 PM
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Join us for an overview of our many services and resources for Frederick County job seekers. Also includes choice of breakout session: TrainingWORKS and Job Search 2014. Please arrive 15 minutes early to get checked in.

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Gear Up Job Fair and Workshops

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 PM 4:00 PM

Sponsored by FCWS and the Frederick News-Post, this event will have an emphasis on IT positions. Registration is now OPEN! Click on the link below for more details.

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Networking Works

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 1:00 PM 2:00 PM

Over 75% of people get jobs through networking. Learn how to make it work for you!

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Resume Doctor

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015 2:00 PM 3:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Resume Doctor

  • Wednesday, January 28, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Resume Express

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:00 AM 10:30 AM

Join us to learn the basics of writing an effective resume.

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Computer Essentials

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Work independently on the Computer Essentials online course.

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Restart Technical Hiring Event

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:00 AM 4:00 PM

Interview on the spot with participating employers! Many positions available. Note: This event will be held in Baltimore, MD. Click on the link below to learn more.

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Cover Letter Express

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:45 AM 11:30 AM

Join us to learn how to successfully market yourself to prospective employers through your cover letter.

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Resume Doctor

  • Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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The LinkedIn Connection

  • Friday, January 30, 2015 8:30 AM 11:30 AM
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Learn how to successfully use LinkedIn, the tool that over 80% of employers use to recruit prospective candidates. Twitter and Facebook will also be covered in this job search seminar.

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Resume Doctor

  • Friday, January 30, 2015 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
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FREE 20-minute session with one of our Certified Professional Resume Writers. Please bring a job description for the type of work you are seeking. Same day sign up available through the Resource Desk or by calling 301.600.2255.

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Stress Relief Meditation

  • Friday, January 30, 2015 10:30 AM 11:30 AM

Our four-week Sahaja Meditation class will teach the fundamentals of how to de-stress and regain composure in any situation. All you need is a willingness to attend all four classes as you sit comfortably in chairs.

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