Due to the ongoing public health crisis, all American Job Centers and H.I.R.E. locations in Montgomery County are closed until further notice. All of our events and workshops are being offered virtually. Visit our calendar for a full schedule and more information.

Finance Friday: Goal Setting

Virtual Event

Finance Friday is weekly series that will tackle real-life money questions that we weren't taught in school! This week's topic: Setting realistic and attainable goals for yourself and your money. We will present the SMART method of planning and achieving your goals, no matter what they are. ***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 Continue Reading..

HIRE PopUp

Virtual Event

***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering for East County Workshops Reference Sheet For more information, contact Camille McKenzie at cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Winning Résumés & Cover Letters

Virtual Event

This workshop will instruct participants on creating targeted resumes and cover letters. ***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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

Interviews: Sealing the Deal

Virtual Event

This workshop will instruct participants in interview preparation, Zoom interview etiquette and responses to frequently asked interview questions. ***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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

Level up your hard skills

Virtual Event

Have you identified some skills you would like to strengthen?  Maybe you have identified a specific career path and are curious about what skills you need to increase your chances for an interview. Join us as we discuss top transferable skills that can increase your earning potential.  ***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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 Continue Reading..

Increasing my Skillset

Virtual Event

How do you reinvent yourself?  We will discuss how to sharpen your skills using online learning tools that can make you more marketable in your field of choice.  We will cover learning channels like Lynda, EDX, and more. ***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering for East County Workshops Reference Sheet For Continue Reading..

Job Seekers Over 50

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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

Finance Friday: Credit 101: Reports and Scores

Virtual Event

Finance Fridays is a weekly series that will tackle real-life money questions that we weren't taught in school! This week's topic: Understanding the basics of credit, what factors affect your score, and steps you can take to improve your credit. ***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 Continue Reading..

Westat Virtual Hiring Event

Virtual Event

Westat offers innovative professional services to help clients improve outcomes in health, education, social policy, and transportation. We are dedicated to improving lives through research. Hiring for multiple positions including: Epidemiologist, Senior Social Scientist, Lead Research Associate, Proposal Strategy Manager, Spanish-English Translator, IT Project Manager, Tax Accountant, and many more! Participants must register for this event in Maryland Workforce Exchange (https://mwejobs.maryland.gov/) ***Details on how to access this event via Zoom will be provided after registration.*** For more information, contact Savannah Bishop at sbishop@worksourcemontgomery.com. Westat Virtual Hiring Event - 5.14.2021 - Flyer

HIRE PopUp

Virtual Event

***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering for East County Workshops Reference Sheet For more information, contact Camille McKenzie at cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Winning Résumés & Cover Letters

Virtual Event

This workshop will instruct participants on creating targeted resumes and cover letters. ***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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

Interviews: Sealing the Deal

Virtual Event

This workshop will instruct participants in interview preparation, Zoom interview etiquette and responses to frequently asked interview questions. ***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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

Keys to Employment

Virtual Event

Job descriptions are the most underutilized resource.  Learn how to pique the interest of the Hiring managers & recruiters. Discover specific steps on how to tailor your resume using the information from the job description. ***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering for East County Workshops Reference Sheet For more information, contact Continue Reading..

How to track your job search?

Virtual Event

Are you applying to 20 jobs a week or more? How are you tracking this?  During this workshop, I will show you how to use your email account to track and follow up on your job search.  ***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering for East County Workshops Reference Sheet For more Continue Reading..

Job Search Strategies

Virtual Event

Feeling stuck? Seeing the same search results day after day? Get out of a job search rut with a structured approach to reflecting and identifying new possibilities. We will present some new strategies to use with familiar job sites and begin to diagnose potential red flags in your profiles and applications that may be stopping hiring managers from seeing you as their perfect candidate. ***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 Continue Reading..

Finance Friday: Scams

Virtual Event

Finance Fridays is a weekly series that will tackle real-life money questions that we weren't taught in school! This week's topic: Avoiding scams and recovery strategies for victims. We'll review some of the most common types of scams, how to avoid them, and what to do if you are a victim. ***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 Continue Reading..

HIRE PopUp

Virtual Event

***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering for East County Workshops Reference Sheet For more information, contact Camille McKenzie at cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Winning Résumés & Cover Letters

Virtual Event

This workshop will instruct participants on creating targeted resumes and cover letters. ***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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

Interviews: Sealing the Deal

Virtual Event

This workshop will instruct participants in interview preparation, Zoom interview etiquette and responses to frequently asked interview questions. ***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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

In demand Jobs of 2021

Virtual Event

Are you interested in making a career transition? In this workshop discover what positions and industries are in demand. Learn the skills and certifications needed to earn the salaries discussed. ***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering for East County Workshops Reference Sheet For more information, contact Camille McKenzie at cmckenzie@worksourcemontgomery.com

Why Linkedin?

Virtual Event

This is an introductory workshop.  What does your digital footprint say about you? Signing up for a LinkedIn account is easy enough but if you want to know how to create a LinkedIn profile that will attract your ideal employer. Don’t be afraid, join us! ***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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. Registering Continue Reading..

Job Search Life Cycle

Virtual Event

Your Resume, Linkedin & Cover letter tell a story.  Each tool serves a specific purpose and when it’s not crafted clearly, it can lead to contradictions and fewer responses from recruiters and or hiring managers. Join us as we discuss the differences and what you should know about each in order to tell the right story about your professional background. ***All workshops scheduled for our East County H.I.R.E. office 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..

All things LinkedIn

Virtual Event

Learn to create LinkedIn profiles, network with industry leaders and search for jobs on LinkedIn. ***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 Santina Burakiewicz-Carlson or Bridget Flaherty.

Finance Friday: Getting Paid in 2021

Virtual Event

Finance Fridays is a weekly series that will tackle real-life money questions that we weren't taught in school! This week's topic: We will take a close look at pay stubs and bring clarity to all those deductions. We will also discuss some banking options that could be costing you money. We will help you understand where your money is going so you can make informed choices when filling out paperwork for your next job. ***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 Continue Reading..

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Contact Us

    American Job Center Locations

    Germantown

    Upcounty Regional Services Center 12900 Middlebrook Road, First Floor
    Germantown, MD 20874, USA
    Phone: 240.406.5485
    Fax: 301.685.5569
    Germantown@worksourcemontgomery.com

    HOURS OF OPERATION

    Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

    Wheaton

    11510 Georgia Avenue
    Wheaton, MD 20902
    Phone: 301.929.6880
    TTY: 301.962.4083
    Wheaton@worksourcemontgomery.com

    HOURS OF OPERATION

    Monday – Thursday: 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am – 3:00 pm

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