Thursday, March 1, 2018

March Programs for Job Seekers at the Tri-County CareerCenter in Bangor

Bangor, Maine - Tri-County CareerCenter in Bangor announces December programming for job seekers and those who are considering training to upgrade their skills and increase their employability.

"Maine employers are struggling to find workers in this tight labor market," said Governor Paul R. LePage. "If you can work, we can help you get back in a job or, if you are working, we can help you get a better job. Our CareerCenters are staffed with professional career counselors who can help you improve your resume, prepare for any of the many job fairs happening this spring, and get you on the path to a good-paying career."

**Essentials of College Planning and Financial Aid - Fridays, March 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, by appointment**

Presented by Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC). Steps for successful college enrollment, types of colleges and trade schools, entrance requirements, readiness and transitional issues of adults, admission requirements and financial aid overview and completion. Please bring your last year's income tax forms to the workshop. To learn more about MEOC, please visit http://meoc.maine.edu/ To register call 1-800-281-3703.

**Interviewing Workshop, Tuesday, March 6, 9 to 11 a.m.**

Join us to find out how to have the Ultimate Job Interview. Learn how to prepare for an interview, discover what employers are looking for and follow-up advice that will help you land the position you truly want. To sign up, please call the Bangor CareerCenter at 561-4050 or toll free 1-800-828-0568. Limit 20 slots per session.

**Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) - Presented by A4TD, Wednesdays, March 7 and 21, 9 a.m. to 12 noon**

The purpose of the SCSEP is to offer a "stepping stone" back into the workforce." Funded under Title V of the Older Americans Act, the SCSEP helps people find employment by providing paid training assignments and job search assistance. To learn more about A4TD, please visit http://a4td.org

**Resume Information Seminar, Tuesdays, March 13 and 27, 9 to 11 a.m.**

Learn the basic do's and don'ts of resume writing, how to use key words and phrases to catch an employer's attention, discover web sites for skills identification and learn how to produce a resume that will work for you. You will not have a resume in hand when you leave. To sign up, please visit the Bangor CareerCenter or call 561-4050 or Toll Free at 1-888-828-0568. Limit 20 slots per session.

**Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems Recruitment, Tuesday, March 27, 8 to 11 a.m.**

Eastern Maine Healthcare Systems (EMHS) is an integrated health delivery system serving the state of Maine. To learn more about EMHS employment opportunities, please visit http://www.emhs.org

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.

Tri-County CareerCenter is located at 45 Oak St. in Bangor and is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. We can be reached at 561-4050 (TTY users should dial Maine Relay 711). You can also find more information at the CareerCenter website, http://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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