Saturday, December 31, 2016

January Programs for Job Seekers at the Presque Isle CareerCenter

PRESQUE ISLE, Maine - The Presque Isle CareerCenter announces January programs for job seekers and those who are considering training for a new career.

"Mainers looking for a new or better job should connect with their local Maine CareerCenter," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "There is no-cost help available to improve your job search with a better resume and interview tips, workshops for people of various backgrounds, and computer labs for online job searches and word processing. Training for a new career may also be available."

Job seekers and businesses interested in connecting with one another can also like the CareerCenter on Facebook. Events are held at the Presque Isle CareerCenter, located at 66 Spruce Street, unless otherwise noted. Maine Veterans receive priority of service in all CareerCenter programs.

**Financial Aid - Tuesdays, January 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 at 9 a.m.**

Get assistance with college planning and financial aid. Preregister at 800-281-3703 or http://meoc.maine.edu .

**Maine JobLink Resume Creation - Wednesdays, January 4 and 18 at 9 a.m.**

Learn how to create a resume utilizing the Maine JobLink resume tool

**Creating Winning Resumes - Fridays, January 6, 13, 20 and 27 at 9:00 a.m.**

Learn how to create a professional resume and walk out the door with one in hand.

CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O'Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.

Call 207-760-6300 or 1-800-635-0357 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711) for additional information and to register for workshops held at the CareerCenter. The CareerCenter, located at 66 Spruce Street in Presque Isle, is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. You can also find more information at the CareerCenter website, www.mainecareercenter.gov .

Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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