There are a lot of opportunities out there and we want to help you find the right one! WorkSource Montgomery American Job Centers’ expert staff can share proven tips on how to achieve success in your job search. We can provide knowledge on the types of jobs that are growing and sustainable, how to prepare for them, and connections and events to help you obtain them.

We invite you to visit one of our locations and attend an Introduction to WorkSource Montgomery orientation to learn about what we offer. Check our calendar for upcoming orientations and events. The following resources at the American Job Center are available at no cost to you:

  • Registration on the statewide workforce database, The Maryland Workforce Exchange mwejobs.maryland.gov, so employers can find you
  • Use of computers, printers, faxes, and copiers
  • Telephones to schedule appointments
  • Job listings and calendar of job related events
  • Literacy and English language training information
  • Information and referrals for supportive services to address basic life needs
  • Resume writing and interviewing tips
  • Workshops covering an array of topics from stress management to landing a Federal job
  • Staff support to navigate the Job Center
  • Referrals to other community provided job services (link to community page)
  • Transitional job opportunities for immediate needs
  • Interest and Aptitude Assessment
  • Access to an Assigned Career Advisor
  • Formalized Individual Employment Plan (IEP)
  • Access and funding for in-demand training (subject to funding availability)
  • Employer information sessions
  • Access to industry-specific job club support

“My Next Move” Career Search Site

My Next Move is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, and developed by the National Center for O*NET Development. Job seekers can get helpful information about hundreds of types of careers and industries. The site includes videos about the various career types and can help to match a job seeker’s interests with the types of careers that may make for a good fit.

Montgomery College Career Coach

Use this helpful Career Coach from Montgomery College to assess your skills and to read about education options that align with your career path.

Career One Stop

Use this tool to access information about the American Job Center network, find career assessments, and job center locations across the United States.

American Job Center Calendars

Find our most recent workshop and event calendar available to download below:

East County March 2019 Calendar

Wheaton March 2019 Calendar

Germantown March 2019 Calendar

 

Stay informed on the latest workforce development trends, insights, and our local partnerships in Montgomery County.
For both the individual job seeker and the community organizations that support them, this newsletter provides job search resources and information on job fairs, hiring events, and workshops available in our community.

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