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 or lack thereof may be to blame. Come learn the effectiveness of utilizing social media platforms for your job search and how you can do it effectively. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned Continue Reading..

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

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 scheduled time. For more information, contact Ashelley D. Wilder. Programs and initiatives offered by WSM are supported in part by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $2,682,140.

Action Words into 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 role of action words in resumes (what are action words in resumes, when and how best to use them to make resumes shine). ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take Continue Reading..

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How To Write a Cover Letter & Thank You Letter

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 ways to build your confidence for when you land that interview! ***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 Continue Reading..

How to Network Remotely

Virtual Event

  Feeling like building your professional or social network can only be done in person? Think again, if you’re feeling stuck in the same old professional or social network. In this workshop, we will learn how to network remotely to job opportunities. ***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 scheduled time. For Continue Reading..

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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 get ready for the most common interview questions, what to research, and how to develop the right mindset to be successful in any interview. Please have the job description of a position you have applied for or are interested in applying to so you can fully immerse yourself in the workshop. ***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 Continue Reading..

Using LinkedIn

Virtual Event

Not sure what LinkedIn is or how to use it? Join us to learn how to set up a free account and optimize your profile to make it stand out and become a powerful tool in your employment journey. ***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 scheduled time. For more information, contact Jadé Continue Reading..

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Emotional Intelligence & Your Job Search

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 scheduled time. For more information, contact Ashelley Wilder. Programs and initiatives offered by WSM are supported in part by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $2,682,140.

Gigs, Labor & Alternative Jobs (50+ Workshop)

Virtual Event

The “side hustle” or “second job” has been around our lives for a long time, but now cautious re-openings and an economy in recovery may provide more opportunities for workers in the Gig Economy. You may be able to share a position or design your own, with flexible shifts and combinations of remote/on-site hours. You may find that employers want to hire more independent contractors, who don’t receive benefits (or coverage by some labor laws). This can be a precariat, scary, unknown labor market – or it can bring you the opened door to a great work-life balance. In this Continue Reading..

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Mindfulness & Awareness

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 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 scheduled time. For more information, contact Jadé Bruce. Programs and initiatives offered Continue Reading..

BIITech Solutions Virtual Hiring Event

Virtual Event

BIITech Solutions is your web & app development company that turns your ideas into a driving force for your business. *Employer will conduct individual interviews in breakout sessions.* Biotech Solutions is looking to hire for the following positions: Business/Financial Analyst Project Manager SQL/Developer Python Developer Enterprise Angular Developer ETL Developer Tester Participants must register for this event via the Maryland Workforce Exchange at https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/ ***Details on how to access this event via Zoom will be provided after registration.*** For more information, contact: Maurice Gadsden Email: mgadsden@worksourcemontgomery.com Phone: 240-788-2294 BIITech Solutions Virtual Hiring Event - Flyer - 7.12.2022 Programs and initiatives Continue Reading..

Getting Your Resume Noticed By Recruiters

Virtual Event

Applying to jobs and not hearing back? Constantly being rejected without an interview? Join us to learn how hiring is conducted from the viewpoint of recruiters with the use of technology. Including how applications are filtered, ranked, and tracked and what you, as a job seeker, can do to ensure that your resume ends up in the recruiters’ list of resumes for further consideration. We will learn and practice how to look at job descriptions for keywords and tailor your resume for success. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as Continue Reading..

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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 yourself to ace your upcoming interviews. ***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 Continue Reading..

ASM Virtual Hiring Event

Virtual Event

Based in the Greater Washington DC Metropolitan Area (Rockville, Maryland), ASM Educational Center, Inc. (ASM) is a family-owned and operated business for the past 30 years serving the Training (IT, Technical, Management, and Human Capital) and Consulting needs of clients from all around the world. ASM is looking to hire for the following positions: IT Instructor Proposal Writer Sales Rep Social Media Manager *Positions are subject to change. Participants must register for this event via the Maryland Workforce Exchange at https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/ ***Details on how to access this event via Zoom will be provided after registration.*** For more information, contact: Maurice Continue Reading..

Answering Tough Interview Questions

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 scheduled time. For more information, contact Jadé Bruce. Programs and initiatives offered by WSM are supported in part by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $2,682,140.

Social Media & Networking

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 or lack thereof may be to blame. Come learn the effectiveness of utilizing social media platforms for your job search and how you can do it effectively. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned Continue Reading..

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

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 scheduled time. For more information, contact Ashelley D. Wilder. Programs and initiatives offered by WSM are supported in part by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $2,682,140.

Acing Virtual Interviews

Virtual Event

Not sure how to do a video interview? Or have you done one and it did not go well? Not sure how to navigate a virtual hiring event? Join us to learn the basics of common online applications used by recruiters and what you can do to be successful in your next virtual interview or hiring 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 Continue Reading..

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 job search and why each rung is equally important to your success. And then we’ll discuss “targeted” searches and the strategies of company research and important changes to your cover letter and resume. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Continue Reading..

Action Words into 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 role of action words in resumes (what are action words in resumes, when and how best to use them to make resumes shine). ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on as planned but will now take Continue Reading..

Excelling at Working Relationships

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 scheduled time. For more information, contact Josh Pineda. Programs and initiatives offered by WSM are supported in part by the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor as part of an award totaling $2,682,140.

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