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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..

Getting Your Resume Noticed

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..

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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 your resume, how to quantify your work experiences, among others. Please have your resume or draft available during the workshop to take notes and make updates on the spot. ***All workshops scheduled for our American Job Centers located in Wheaton and Germantown will go on Continue Reading..

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Professional E-mail

Virtual Event

This workshop is facilitated by the Literacy Council of Montgomery County in partnership with WorkSource Montgomery. ***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 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..

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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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Art of 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 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. Continue Reading..

Alternative Jobs: Transitioning Your Skills

Virtual Event

You may have considered non-traditional jobs in the past but may have been uncertain about your options. Is going back to school not ideal? Are you concerned that you do not know how to use your existing skills and education in a new field. With the right information, an alternative career might be the right choice for you. Let’s find out how we can obtain these jobs and what else is out there! ***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..

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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.

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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..

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Creating a Resume

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 your resume, how to quantify your work experiences, among others. Please have your resume or draft available during the workshop to take notes and make updates on the spot.   This workshop is facilitated by the Literacy Council of Montgomery in partnership with WorkSource Montgomery. ***All Continue Reading..

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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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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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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 more Continue Reading..

Seniors Helping Seniors Virtual Hiring Event

Virtual Event

Seniors Helping Seniors® in-home care services brighten the lives of seniors who can benefit from a helping hand and a friendly smile. Their caregivers, who are seniors themselves, make your life easier by providing compassionate care in the comfort of your home. Their affordable in-home senior care services empower seniors to continue to live independent lives by taking care of day-to-day tasks that become more challenging as they age. As your health and personal requirements change, they are here to assist in the ways you find most helpful. Direct interviews with the employer in breakout sessions for the following positions: Continue Reading..

Landing a Remote Role

Virtual Event

Have you been interested in exploring the world of remote work? Would you like to learn some tips and tricks on how to land a remote role? Join this workshop to learn more about the skills needed to be successful in a remote role, how to avoid scams, and how to make the most of your job search. ***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 Continue Reading..

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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.

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, First Floor
    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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