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Chartering Career Excellence Through Self Assessment

Getting the job is only one step in achieving career excellence. Join us for tips on career exploration that integrates self-discovery, to determine your best professional path. This workshop offers a guide for navigating the world of career options, together with insightful information and helpful resources to assist you in making well-informed decisions regarding a […]

The Art of Salary Negotiation

Virtual Event

Learn negotiation tips and strategies in this workshop, which is designed to build confidence through a strategic approach and a variety of responses to many scenarios. Whether novice or pro, you’ll leave with concrete examples and helpful phrases for your next negotiation. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown […]

DEI Where Do I Belong Part 1

Virtual Event

As times have evolved, companies and organizations have become more intentional with their recruitment efforts to curate more well-rounded, diverse talent pools. Doing so allows employers and recruiters to find, hire, and retain top talent in a vast number of industries and on a global scale. However, as job and career seekers, it is more […]

Workplace Communication 101 and 102

Virtual Event

Workplace Communication 101 This workshop will go over how to effectively communicate with colleagues in the workplace Effective communication is the cornerstone of a successful workplace. Misunderstandings, lack of clarity, and poor communication can lead to decreased productivity, lowered morale, and hindered collaboration. This workshop aims to equip participants with the skills and strategies needed […]

Beat the Bots

Virtual Event

This is a workshop that shares tips for getting your resume past the AI screening process. As times have evolved, job seekers have become accustomed to searching job descriptions for keywords and then adding those words to their resumes in hopes of getting past so-called applicant tracking software. However, now powered by artificial intelligence, applicant […]

Strengths Based Networking- A Wider Circle

Paddington Sq Apts 8800 Lanier Drive, Silver Spring

  In this interactive workshop, we will answer any questions you might have on networking, and we will share tips, tools, and perspectives on how to approach networking (including informational interviews) in a way that leverages and highlights your unique strengths and interests. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown […]

Make your Mind and Money Thrive (ENG)

Virtual Event

  This interactive workshop delves into the interconnectedness of mental health and financial wellness, recognizing that one significantly impacts the other. Through engaging discussions, experiential exercises, and practical strategies, participants will embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment, guided by seasoned experts in psychology and finance. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers […]

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WSM Resume Advisor 1:1 Review Session (Not a Workshop)

Virtual Event

During this one-hour block for the Resume Advisor 1:1 workshop, you will receive a 5-10-minute resume review and feedback from a WSM Instructional Coordinator. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take place online. You can access them via our web […]

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Mindfulness Meditation

Virtual Event

Join us for guided mindfulness practice to help you relieve stress and symptoms of anxiety that are common while job seeking. This is an opportunity for you to commit to reconnecting and nurturing yourself. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now […]

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Job Search Strategies

Virtual Event

In today’s job market, the challenge may be that there are so many places to find job postings and to post your resume. This workshop starts at that simple beginning: Setting employment goals and making your job search into your current “job”. We’ll talk about how to organize your search and provide a few typical […]

Professionalism in the Workplace

Virtual Event

To understand the definition and key characteristics of professionalism in the workplace, learn the benefits of being professional in the workplace. Learn strategies for maintaining professionalism and handling difficult situations in the workplace and be able to understand the role of professionalism in building a successful career.   ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job […]

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Emotional Intelligence & Your Job Search

Virtual Event

Join us to learn about the soft skills that will help you succeed during your job search and when you are employed. We will discuss hot topics like intergenerational perspectives, diversity and inclusion, and how to develop a growth mindset. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter

Virtual Event

The Cover Letter Writing workshop will equip clients with the tools they need to stand out in the job application process. We will discuss how to format a cover letter and present yourself as an ideal candidate for the positions you want. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown […]

Montgomery College: Paying for your Education

Virtual Event

Paying for Education and Training The Montgomery College Educational Opportunity provides free pre-college services to eligible Montgomery County residents. The Paying for Education and Training workshop will provide information about financial resources to pay for your education and training opportunities. Learn about federal financial aid, Maryland state aid, institutional (college/university) aid and scholarships. ***All workshops […]

Get S.M.A.R.T. About Your Goals

Virtual Event

    Professional goals are often focused on improving your career and increasing your competencies and advancement in the workplace. There are several ways to develop a goal and a plan that will help you achieve all your professional and personal goals, but by thinking S.M.A.R.T. you can break larger, seemingly unattainable goals down into […]

Metrix Tips Thursday: Skill-Up™ Montgomery Web Tutorial

Virtual Event

This Metrix Learning webinar tutorial can be accessed here Thursdays at 2PM EST. What is SkillUp™ Montgomery? SkillUp® Montgomery is designed to help Montgomery County build a workforce ecosystem that supports positive economic development. Job seekers can explore career pathways, view local job postings, register for free online learning, and receive workforce services. Employers can search […]

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Virtual Mock Interviews

Virtual Event

Do you feel nervous during job interviews? Does all your preparation disappear once you are in front of the interviewer? Join us in mock interviews in which you will have the chance to take turns being the interviewer and the job seeker. This is a supportive and judgment-free environment to advance your communication skills and confidence in […]

Flower Hill ES

Flower Hill ES 18425 Flower Hill Way, Gaithersburg
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Resume Essentials

Virtual Event

Are you struggling to write your resume? Or maybe you have not changed it in years? Join us in a workshop to learn how to write a resume that will lead you to secure interviews and being a step closer to employment. We will discuss what you should include and what to leave out of […]

Marketing You: Personal Branding

Virtual Event

In this workshop we will be creating a marketing strategy focused on the jobseekers most important product—YOU! We will be going over the steps to building an maintaining a successful personal brand and learn how to create a compelling networking pitch. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will […]

Answering Tough Interview Questions

Virtual Event

Have you ever been stumped by an interview question? Do you want to feel more prepared when interviewing? Join us in this workshop to learn strategies to successfully answer tough interview questions. We will discuss some common questions that interviewers may ask, and how to customize your answer to impress the interviewers. Come learn about […]

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Preparing for a Job Interview

Virtual Event

Join us in a workshop where you will learn how to prepare for job interviews. We will learn and practice how to prepare for the most common interview questions, what to research, and how to develop the right mindset to succeed in any interview. Please have the job description of a position you have applied […]

Help I was Ghosted by an Employer

Virtual Event

  In this interactive workshop, participants will gain practical strategies to cope with the perplexing experience of being ghosted by an employer after an interview. We'll explore effective communication techniques for follow-ups, decipher potential reasons for silence, and provide actionable steps to maintain professionalism and leverage the situation positively. Equip yourself with the skills needed […]

Becoming a Valuable Team Player

Paddington Sq Apts 8800 Lanier Drive, Silver Spring

  A team can only be as effective as it's weakest member. However, there is always room for improvement for everyone. By focusing on communication, collaboration, and interpersonal skills, participants will gain valuable insights and practical strategies to contribute positively to their teams, fostering a more productive and harmonious work environment.   ***All workshops scheduled […]

WMHS

WMHS 10301 Apple Ridge Rd, Gaithersburg
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