Montgomery County Public Libraries will offer free online workshops for job seekers and entrepreneurs through its H.I.R.E. (Helping Individuals Reach Employment) program.
Montgomery County Public Libraries (MCPLS) is offering online workshops and one-on-one sessions geared toward assisting job seekers and entrepreneurs throughout the month of April. All workshops are free and offered virtually.
H.I.R.E Session details
- When: Throughout April, every Monday: 9:30-11:30 a.m.
- Sign up to meet virtually/confidentially one-on-one with a career counselor for advice and assistance with your job search. Register:
- Monday, April 4: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6205840
- Monday, April 11: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6205856
- Monday, April 18: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6205874
- Monday, April 25: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6205918
Monday, April 4: 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. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6376492
Wednesday, April 6: 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. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6376568
Tuesday, April 12: 1-2 p.m. Google Drive Basics
- Learn how to use the cloud-based storage system Google Drive. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6342803
Tuesday, April 19: 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. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/6377009
Tuesday/Thursday, April 19 and 21: 5:30-8 p.m. LinkedIn Boot Camp for 45+ Job Seekers (Sessions I and 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. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5958971
Wednesday, April 20: 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. Register: https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5842237