WILTON – The Wilton Career Center, 865 Route 2E, will offer the following free workshops during December. Registration is required. Telephone 645-5800; toll-free 1-800-982-4311; TDD/Nextalk 888-697-2895 to set up an appointment.

The Maine Department of Labor provides Equal Opportunity in employment and programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

The CareerCenter Employment and Training Orientation is held every Monday from 10 a.m.-noon. Offered is an explanation of training programs and career exploration. The workshop also provides a brief introduction to the Wilton CareerCenter services.

The CareerCenter and Job Search Orientation is held every Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon. This presentation will give attendees an overview of what is available to assist people who are looking for work.

“Résumé Writing,” Dec. 1 and Dec. 15, from 1:30-3 p.m. A résumé and cover letter is a reflection of a person’s knowledge, skills and abilities. Those attending must bring work and educational history.

“O*Net Ability Profiler,” Dec. 5, 9 a.m.-noon. This is a career exploration tool that helps clients plan work lives using a paper and pencil format with optional apparatus parts and computerized scoring.

“Preparing Your Resume for Online Applications,” Dec. 8, from 1:30-3 p.m. Designed to help attendees format their résumés to be attached to an on-line application. Those attending must bring work and educational history.

“CareerCenter Youth Orientation,” Dec. 11, from 10 a.m.-noon. Designed for people aged 16-21 who are looking for a job. It offers guidance about which careers might fit best. The youth orientation also introduces participants to services at the Wilton CareerCenter.

“Creating Your Professional Portfolio,” Dec. 11, from 10-11 a.m. Creating a personal portfolio allows people to document their acquisition of knowledge, skills and expertise.

“Ace That Interview!” Dec. 11, from 1-3 p.m. Learn how to prepare for a successful job interview.

“MEOC 101 – Essentials of College Planning,” Dec. 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. This workshop will offer instructions on filling out financial aid forms to assist in getting the maximum amount in grants or loans. Those interested in attending must pre-register for this session by calling 1-800-281-3703.


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