WILTON — The following sessions are to be held in August at the Wilton CareerCenter, 865 U.S. Route 2 E in Wilton. There is no charge and all workshops begin promptly at listed times.

Registration is required unless otherwise noted. Call 645-5800, toll-free at 1-800-982-4311, or TDD/Nextalk 888-697-2895, to set up an appointment. The Maine Department of Labor provides Equal Opportunity in Employment programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

“CareerCenter Employment and Training Orientation” is offered every Monday from 10 a.m. to noon. This workshop provides a brief introduction to the Wilton CareerCenter services.

“CareerCenter and Job Search Orientation” is offered every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to noon. An orientation, this presentation offers an overview of what is available here to assist people who are looking for work.

“CareerCenter Youth Orientation” will be offered on Aug. 13 from 10 a.m. to noon, and again Aug. 27 at the same time. The youth orientation is for those ages 16 to 21, and offers an introduction to services at the Wilton CareerCenter.

“Resume Writing” will be held Aug. 3, 17 and 31, from 1:30 to 3 p.m. It will
explore the basics of resumes and applications and share what can make them stand out. Please bring work and educational
history.

“Preparing Your Resume for Online Applications” will be held on Aug. 10 and 24 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The focus is on helping attendees format their resumes so they can be attached to online applications. Please bring work and educational history.

“Ace That Interview!” will be held Aug. 20 from 1 to 3 p.m. Learn how to prepare for a successful job interview and to promote the qualifications that match what the employer needs. Obtain tips on how to dress and what to take to the interview.

“Creating Your Professional Portfolio” will be held Aug. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. This workshop will outline the process and help attendees create a professional portfolio.

“MEOC 101 — Essentials of College Planning” will be offered Aug. 6 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This workshop will provide instructions on filling out financial aid forms to assist people in obtaining the maximum amount in grants or loans. Those interested must preregister for this session by calling 1-800-281-3703.

“O*Net Ability Profiler” Call for further information as this workshop requires five or more people for attendance. This is a career exploration tool that helps clients plan their work path. Results can be used to identify strengths for which more training or education is needed, and to identify occupations that fit their strengths.

A community college adviser is available every Monday from noon to 4 p.m. to talk to people about their options to attend college. He will help explore college choices based on interests and career goals.

The CareerCenter’s partners include Western Maine Community Action and the Maine Department of Labor.


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