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Action Words In Your Resume

Virtual Event

These days, potential employers and hiring managers want to know what you can achieve for their company — simply utilizing job descriptions on your resume isn’t enough. After all, there are hundreds of applicants lined up who are qualified for the job. You must stand out.  In this workshop, we will learn the importance and …

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The Skills You Didn’t Know You Had

Virtual Event

***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 calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation with instructions to attend the workshop at the …

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Help I was Ghosted by an Employer

Virtual Event

***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 calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation with instructions to attend the workshop at the …

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

Virtual Event

***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 calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation with instructions to attend the workshop at the …

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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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Making the Most out of your Refund (LEDC)

Virtual Event

***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 calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation with instructions to attend the workshop at the …

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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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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 …

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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 …

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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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Classroom2Community: Time Management

Virtual Event

Learn top time management skills and best practices. ***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 calendar. Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation …

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Mastering LinkedIn Workshop

Wheaton American Job Center 11510 Georgia Avenue, Third Floor, Wheaton

Providing an in-depth into LinkedIn and how to capitalize on your LinkedIn profile to assist you in gaining the job you WANT!!! Learn how to create and or strengthen your Professional LinkedIn Networking Opportunity. Learn how to effectively conduct LinkedIn job search. This event will be located at our Wheaton American Job Center location: 11510 Georgia …

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LinkedIn Headshots

Wheaton American Job Center 11510 Georgia Avenue, Third Floor, Wheaton

WSM Communications Team is providing FREE LinkedIn Headshots to clients who attend the Mastering LinkedIn Workshop.   This event will be located at our Wheaton American Job Center location: 11510 Georgia Ave, 3rd Floor Room B and C, Wheaton-Glenmont, MD, 20902 Participants must register on the Maryland Workforce Exchange (MWE). Once registered, you’ll be emailed an invitation …

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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 …

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M&T Bank: Banking Basics

Virtual Event

WSM has partnered with M&T Bank to discuss Banking Basics. Come learn how to utilize banks to ensure financial security in 2024!! ***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 calendar. Participants …

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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 …

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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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Bite Size Workplace Wellness

Paddington Sq Apts 8800 Lanier Drive, Silver Spring

Join us for an interactive and informative workshop focused on enhancing workplace wellness and fostering a healthier, more productive work environment. During this workshop, participants will engage with material and activities on the following: Workplace wellness in the remote work era Types of wellness breaks The value of tracking nutritional values of meals, snacks, and …

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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 …

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Remote Networking Success Strategies

Virtual Event

A Comprehensive Guide" offers a comprehensive presentation on the powerful use and benefits of social media networking, including step-by-step guidance on creating an engaging profile, building a strong network, and fostering meaningful relationships. Attendees will learn practical strategies for leveraging different social media platforms to achieve career success, and how to measure their networking progress. …

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Social Media Branding & Your Job Search

Virtual Event

Did you know that 91% of employers review prospective candidates using social media? Did you also know that employers now also use social media to post job listings? If you are not quite sure what is missing from making sure you get those call-backs after countless hours of job searching and applying…..your social media platforms …

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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 …

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Manage Your Time, Don’t Let Time Manage You

Virtual Event

In our fast-paced world, time is a precious commodity, and the ability to manage it effectively is a key determinant of personal and professional success. This workshop is designed to equip participants with practical strategies, tools, and skills to optimize their time, enhance productivity, and achieve a healthier work-life balance. ***All workshops scheduled for our …

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Operation Code Switching

Virtual Event

  For decades, in the workforce we have been taught that to be successful we must perform, behave, dress, and present ourselves a certain way. While there is a need to bring a stellar level of professionalism to any role, it's possible to do so while maintaining your unique identity, personality, strengths, gifts, and talents. …

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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 …

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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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