Montgomery Libraries to Hold Free Job Seeking and Entrepreneurship Couching and Workshops

Throughout the month of December, Montgomery County Public Libraries will host online workshops and one-on-one career coaching geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs.

Every Monday in December from 9:30-11:30 a.m., the Montgomery County Public Library System will hold Helping Individuals Reach Employment (HIRE) for job seekers to meet virtually, one-on-one with career counselors.

Register for a one-on-one career counseling session using the links below:

Additionally, throughout the month of December, the library system will also offer free, virtual workshops on different themes:

  • Monday, Dec. 6: 1-3 p.m. Job Search Strategies (in a Pandemic): Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in the current (pandemic) job market.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 8: 1-3 p.m. How to Prepare for your Virtual Job Interview: Learn how to differentiate yourself from other candidates, be Zoom ready, package your experience, tell your story, be ready for challenging questions and feel more confident in your next interview.
  • Tuesday/Thursday, Dec. 14 and 16: 5:45-7:45 p.m. LinkedIn Boot Camp (Part I / Part II): This popular two-session/two-day workshop focuses on both the mechanics and strategy of using LinkedIn as a tool to conduct a successful job search.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 15: 10 – 11:30 a.m. Introduction to Entrepreneurship: Are you just starting your entrepreneurial journey? This workshop will cover the fundamentals of building a business and help you determine if you’re ready to become a small business owner.  Presented in partnership with the Maryland Women’s Business Center.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 15: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. How to Apply for Jobs with Montgomery County Government: Find out everything you need to know about applying for jobs with Montgomery County Government.

The library system provided similar programming and resources in the month of November.

Read the full Montgomery County press release.

The 2021 MACo Winter Conference, “Time to Reboot: Tomorrow’s Tech Today,” will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel in Cambridge, MD from December 8-10.

Learn more about MACo’s Winter Conference: