WILTON — The following career training sessions will be held at the Wilton CareerCenter, 865 U.S. Route 2E, unless otherwise noted.

These workshops are free and begin promptly at listed times. Registration is required unless otherwise stated.

Gateways to Employment, 9 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Nov. 4, and 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 18. This workshop will provide attendees with more information about the resources that the CareerCenter has to offer. Topics covered include: how to tap into the hidden job market; identifying the skills to offer employers and tips on successfully completing applications, resumes, and cover letters, and how to register and apply for jobs posted through the CareerCenter.

Vocational Rehabilitation Orientation, 9 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 5. Orientation for people with disabilities who are considering vocational rehabilitation services. Orientations are held the first Thursday of the month. Service providers are also welcome to attend. Registration not required

MEOC-101 — Essentials of College Planning, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. The workshop introduces people to educational opportunities in general and MEOC services in particular. This interactive workshop touches on the four steps in the college process: admissions, financial aid, career and study skills. The financial aid part of the workshop will provide an overview of financial basics and the completion of the Free Application of Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Call 1-800-281-3703 to preregister.

Resume and Interviewing Skills, 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, at Region 9 Adult Education in Mexico. Explore the basics of resumes and applications and learn how to make a resume and interview standout in a positive way. Call to register.

The Small Business Administration will offer three workshops titled Starting Your Own Small Business, Access to Capital and Federal and State Resources for Small Business. Most of these workshops are two hours. For more information, call Bill Card at 207-622-8555.

Those who have a preferred need, should contact Patty Ladd at the Wilton CareerCenter at 207-645-5822, or e-mail her at: [email protected]

Telephone 207-645-5800; toll free 1-800-982-4311; TTY: Maine Relay 711 for more information about workshops or to register. More information is also available at: www.wmca.org. 

CareerCenter partners include WMCA CareerCenter Services and Maine Department of Labor.

Auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.


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