Events for November 2014

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Computers for Scaredy Cats

  • Monday, November 3, 2014 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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DORS Orientation

  • Monday, November 3, 2014 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

A brief overview of services available for individuals with disabilities.

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TechLEAP Workshop

  • Monday, November 3, 2014 10:00 AM 1:00 PM

Representatives from Montgomery College will lead an information session and workshop to learn about this IT career training program with paid internships and job placement.

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Resume Doctor

  • Monday, November 3, 2014 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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CLOSED - ELECTION DAY

  • Tuesday, November 4, 2014 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

The Business and Employment Center will be closed on Tuesday, November 4 in honor of Election Day. We will reopen at 8:00 am on Wednesday, November 5.

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Resume Express

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 9:00 AM 10:00 AM
  • Friday, November 14, 2014 9:00 AM 10:00 AM

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

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Career Decision Making

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 1:30 PM 2:30 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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Navigating the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE)

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 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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Resume Doctor

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
  • Thursday, November 6, 2014 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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Cover Letter Express

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 10:15 AM 11:15 AM
  • Friday, November 14, 2014 10:15 AM 11:15 AM

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

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Online Class Time

  • Wednesday, November 5, 2014 1:00 PM 3:00 PM

Work independently on IC3 and Computer Essentials online courses.

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Introduction to Word

  • Thursday, November 6, 2014 8:30 AM 11:30 AM

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

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Welcome Seminar

  • Thursday, November 6, 2014 10:00 AM 1:00 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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Online Class Time

  • Thursday, November 6, 2014 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Work independently on IC3 and Computer Essentials online courses.

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Conquer Online Applications

  • Friday, November 7, 2014 8:30 AM 11:30 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

  • Friday, November 7, 2014 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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The LinkedIn Connection

  • Monday, November 10, 2014 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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DORS Orientation

  • Monday, November 10, 2014 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

A brief overview of services available for individuals with disabilities.

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Resume Doctor

  • Monday, November 10, 2014 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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CLOSED - VETERANS DAY

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

The Business and Employment Center will be closed on Tuesday, November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. We will reopen at 8:00 am on Wednesday, November 12.

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Know Before You Go: Company Research

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 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

  • Wednesday, November 12, 2014 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 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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Welcome Seminar

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 10:00 AM 1:00 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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Resume Doctor

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 11:00 AM 12:00 PM
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 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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Online Class Time

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014 3:00 PM 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 3:00 PM 5:00 PM

Work independently on IC3 and Computer Essentials online courses.

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Online Class Time

  • Friday, November 14, 2014 9:00 AM 11:00 AM
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 9:00 AM 11:00 AM

Work independently on IC3 and Computer Essentials online courses.

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Resume Doctor

  • Friday, November 14, 2014 10:00 AM 11:00 AM
  • Friday, November 21, 2014 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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Introduction to Word

  • Monday, November 17, 2014 8:30 AM 11:30 AM

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

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DORS Orientation

  • Monday, November 17, 2014 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, November 17, 2014 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, November 17, 2014 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

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 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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Discover Your Type

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 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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Resume Doctor

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:00 PM Monday, November 24, 2014 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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Online Class Time

  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

Work independently on IC3 and Computer Essentials online courses.

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Navigating the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE)

  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 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, November 20, 2014 10:00 AM 6:00 PM

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

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Welcome Seminar

  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:00 AM 1:00 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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The LinkedIn Connection

  • Friday, November 21, 2014 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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Networking Works

  • Friday, November 21, 2014 9:00 AM 10:00 AM

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

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Complete Resume Workshop

  • Monday, November 24, 2014 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, November 24, 2014 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

A brief overview of services available for individuals with disabilities.

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Federal Jobs Workshop

  • Monday, November 24, 2014 12:30 PM 4:30 PM
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Join us for an overview of the federal job search process, taught by a Certified Federal Job Search Trainer.

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Resume Doctor

  • Monday, November 24, 2014 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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Interview Success

  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 8:30 AM 11:00 AM

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

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Resume Doctor

  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014 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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CLOSING AT 4:00 PM TODAY

  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:00 AM 4:00 PM

The Business and Employment Center will close at 4:00 p.m. today in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Instant Confidence! Sell Your Strengths

  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:30 AM 10:30 AM

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

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Resume Doctor

  • Wednesday, November 26, 2014 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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CLOSED - THANKSGIVING

  • Thursday, November 27, 2014 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
  • Friday, November 28, 2014 8:00 AM 6:00 PM

The Business and Employment Center will be closed today in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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