CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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LinkedIn 9:00 am
LinkedIn @ Room 203
Dec 1 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Basic LinkedIn This workshop is designed to introduce you to LinkedIn as a tool to use in your job search.– You will learn the basic purpose, […]
LinkedIn Lab 11:00 am
LinkedIn Lab @ Room 208
Dec 1 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
LinkedIn Lab BERC is offering a new opportunity for customers who have previously attended a LinkedIn Workshop at the center. The LinkedIn Lab is a one-hour time […]
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Job Club: Guest Speaker 12:30 pm
Job Club: Guest Speaker @ Room 203
Dec 4 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Job Club Join other job seekers in a networking group and share ideas, information, and job leads.
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Basic Resume Preparation 9:00 am
Basic Resume Preparation @ Room 203
Dec 5 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Basic Resume Preparation:  Learn to develop a resume. Includes format suggestions and current trends.
Resume Clinic 11:00 am
Resume Clinic @ Room 208
Dec 5 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Resume Clinic Participants must have basic computer skills and have already attended Basic Resume. Also must bring written draft.
Customizing Your Resume 1:30 pm
Customizing Your Resume @ Room 203
Dec 5 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Customizing Your Resume:  Learn techniques to target your resume to fit the jobs you are applying for.
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Meet with representative of DORS 10:00 am
Meet with representative of DORS @ Room: TBD
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet with a representative from DORS— the Division of Rehabilitation Services                   
New Customer Information Session 11:00 am
New Customer Information Session @ Room 203
Dec 7 @ 11:00 am
New Customer Group Welcome – In this presentation, you will learn about the many services that BERC has to offer you in your search for employment.  […]
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Job Club: Side Gigs 12:30 pm
Job Club: Side Gigs @ Room 203
Dec 11 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Job Club Join other job seekers in a networking group and share ideas, information, and job leads.
Interviewing for Success 2:15 pm
Interviewing for Success @ Room 203
Dec 11 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Interviewing for Success Learn tips to help you become more successful during the interview process. Video clips of interviews with discussion are included.  
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5 Step Information Session 9:00 am
5 Step Information Session @ Room 204
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
5 Step Info Session:  Learn how to cut your job search time in half!
EARN IT, PLAN IT, KEEP IT 1:00 pm
EARN IT, PLAN IT, KEEP IT @ Room 204
Dec 12 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
EARN IT, PLAN IT, KEEP IT:  Explore your money values and habits and learn how to create manageable financial goals. Develop your spending plan to keep […]
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Reemployment Opportunities Workshop 9:00 am
Reemployment Opportunities Workshop @ Room 203
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Reemployment Opportunities Workshop This workshop covers the emotional side of unemployment and offers tips to get your job search re-energized. (Attendance must be approved by your […]
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Meet with representative of DSS 10:00 am
Meet with representative of DSS @ Room: TBD
Dec 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet with a representative from DSS— the Md Dept. of Social Services                   
New Customer Information Session 11:00 am
New Customer Information Session @ Room 203
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am
New Customer Group Welcome – In this presentation, you will learn about the many services that BERC has to offer you in your search for employment.  […]
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Job Search for Baby Boomers 9:00 am
Job Search for Baby Boomers @ Room 203
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
Job Search for the Seasoned Worker Designed for anyone who is concerned their “older age” is a barrier to their job search.  Issues to be addressed […]
Finding Job Leads 10:45 am
Finding Job Leads @ Room 203
Dec 15 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am
Finding Job Leads Come and learn about the variety of strategies for finding information about when and where jobs are available.  In this interactive session, we’ll […]
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Job Club: New Year, New You 12:30 pm
Job Club: New Year, New You @ Room 203
Dec 18 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
Job Club: Join other job seekers in a networking group and share ideas, information and job leads.
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Recruiting Event: Comfort Keepers 10:30 am
Recruiting Event: Comfort Keepers @ TBD
Dec 20 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Recruiting Event: Comfort Keepers @ TBD | Westminster | Maryland | United States
Special recruitment event
Basic Resume Preparation 1:00 pm
Basic Resume Preparation @ Room 203
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Basic Resume Preparation:  Learn to develop a resume. Includes format suggestions and current trends.
Resume Clinic 3:00 pm
Resume Clinic @ Room 208
Dec 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Resume Clinic Participants must have basic computer skills and have already attended Basic Resume. Also must bring written draft.
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Meet with representative of DORS 10:00 am
Meet with representative of DORS @ Room: TBD
Dec 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet with a representative from DORS— the Division of Rehabilitation Services                   
New Customer Information Session 11:00 am
New Customer Information Session @ Room 203
Dec 21 @ 11:00 am
New Customer Group Welcome – In this presentation, you will learn about the many services that BERC has to offer you in your search for employment.  […]
Customizing Your Resume 1:30 pm
Customizing Your Resume @ Room 203
Dec 21 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Customizing Your Resume Learn techniques to target your resume to fit the jobs you are applying for.
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LinkedIn 9:00 am
LinkedIn @ Room 203
Dec 22 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Basic LinkedIn This workshop is designed to introduce you to LinkedIn as a tool to use in your job search.– You will learn the basic purpose, […]
LinkedIn Lab 11:00 am
LinkedIn Lab @ Room 208
Dec 22 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
LinkedIn Lab BERC is offering a new opportunity for customers who have previously attended a LinkedIn Workshop at the center. The LinkedIn Lab is a one-hour time […]
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Meet with representative of DSS 10:00 am
Meet with representative of DSS @ Room: TBD
Dec 28 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet with a representative from DSS— the Md Dept. of Social Services                   
New Customer Information Session 11:00 am
New Customer Information Session @ Room 203
Dec 28 @ 11:00 am
New Customer Group Welcome – In this presentation, you will learn about the many services that BERC has to offer you in your search for employment.  […]
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ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS

RESOURCE CENTER WORKSHOPS ARE FREE • LOCATED AT 224 N. CENTER ST, WESTMINSTER • CALL 410-386-2820 TO REGISTER
5 Step Info Session

Learn about the 5 Steps to Rapid Employment™ 2 week workshop that will transform your job search into a job campaign and become employed in half the time!

The Best Job Search!

Learn ways to be more successful in your job search in today’s economy. Includes best strategies, networking, social media and more.

Resume Workshops

Basic Resume Preparation Learn to develop a resume. Includes format suggestions and current trends.

Customizing Your Resume Learn techniques to target your resume to fit the jobs you are applying for.

Interviewing for Success

Learn tips to help you become more successful during the interview process. Video clips of interviews with the discussion are included.

Open Lab

Use the computer lab to FIND JOB LEADS, USE LINKEDIN or work on your RESUME while an instructor is present.

 

 

Job Club

Join other job seekers in a networking group and share ideas, information, and job leads.

LinkedIn Workshops

Basic LinkedIn This workshop is designed to introduce you to LinkedIn as a tool to use in your job search. You will learn the basic purpose, major uses and value of this form of social media. The class will include information and examples of how to set up a basic profile and conduct network searches. It will consist of mini-lecture, group discussion and hands-on activities using our computers. Computer seating is limited to 11 participants. Advanced registration is required, and late arrivals will not be permitted. PREREQUISITE: a current email account and basic knowledge of computer/internet use.

Advanced LinkedIn This class is for those who have already set up a LinkedIn account and a profile. You will be guided through the best methods for using this website for job searching. The class includes a mini-lecture, demonstration and opportunity for hands-on practice. Computer seating is limited to 11 participants.

LinkedIn Lab BERC is offering a new opportunity for customers who have previously attended a LinkedIn Workshop at the center. The LinkedIn Lab is a one-hour time period for job seekers who would like to apply their knowledge of LinkedIn by using our Computer Lab to do their social networking.

Whether you want to create or enhance your Profile, participate in Discussions, Research and Connect with people in your network or Apply for Jobs, this session allows for hands-on work while an instructor is present to troubleshoot and give guidance. Computer seating is limited to 11 participants. PREREQUISITE: Basic or Advanced LinkedIn Workshop.

Reemployment Opportunities Workshop

This workshop covers the emotional side of unemployment and offers tips to get your job search re-energized. (Attendance must be approved by your Employment Consultant.)

Finding Job Leads

Come and learn about the variety of strategies for finding information about when and where jobs are available.  In this interactive session, we’ll describe the Hidden Job Market, explore the nitty gritties of Networking, and how the Internet does and does NOT help you to find job leads.

EARN IT, PLAN IT, KEEP IT

Explore your money values and habits and learn how to create manageable financial goals. Develop your spending plan to keep your money!

Ready, Set, Go!

Do you have the knowledge, skills, and abilities to put your business idea into action? Let’s find out! Individuals will take a self-employment business assessment to identify strengths and weaknesses in four business areas – general business knowledge, marketing, finance/operations, and legal/business organizational structure. Assessment results will be used to create a customized resources plan for you to become a successful business owner. Seating is limited to 11 participants.

Maryland Insurance Administration

A member of the Outreach Team at the Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development will have information on foreclosure prevention, affordable rental housing and first-time home buying (once you are back in the workforce)!

Job Search for Baby Boomers

Designed for anyone who is concerned their “older age” is a barrier to their job search.
Issues to be addressed will include:
1. Employer objections and stereotypes, and current trends,
2. Job seeker concerns, including qualifications, appearance and current job search tools.
3. The Generational divide (between boomers, generation X, and millennials).
4. How to address these concerns and demonstrate the employers’ return on their Investment (in YOU)!
Ageism research and assessments will be offered.  Come and participate in this lively discussion!

Senior Community Service Employment Program Rep.

Meet with a representative from the Senior Community Service Employment Program to learn if you qualify for a program focused on serving 55 or older job seekers who meet certain eligibility requirements.  SCSEP provides paid temporary assignments with local non-profit and government organizations.

**Veterans and eligible spouses will be given priority of service.

ACCESSIBILITY NOTICE: The Americans with Disabilities Act applies to the Carroll County Government and its programs, services, activities, and facilities. Anyone requiring an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication or who has a complaint should contact The Department of Citizen Services, 410.386.3600 or 1.888.302.8978 or MD Relay 7-1-1/1.800.735.2258 as soon as possible but no later than 72 hours before the scheduled event. Carroll County Business & Employment Resource Center is an equal opportunity employer/program; discrimination in WIOA Title I financially assisted programs or activities is prohibited by federal law; auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.