CALENDAR OF EVENTS

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Maryland Insurance Administration 10:00 am
Maryland Insurance Administration @ TBD
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
MD Insurance Administration:  A member of the Outreach Team at the Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development will have information on foreclosure prevention, affordable rental […]
Job Club: Job Search Strategies 1:00 pm
Job Club: Job Search Strategies @ Room 204
Apr 3 @ 1:00 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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Workplace Excellence – Making a Smooth Job Transition 9:00 am
Workplace Excellence – Making a Smooth Job Transition @ Room 203
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.  
Workplace Excellence – Embracing Workplace Culture 11:15 am
Workplace Excellence – Embracing Workplace Culture @ Room 203
Apr 4 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.  
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Job Search for Baby Boomers 10:00 am
Job Search for Baby Boomers @ Room 203
Apr 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:45 am
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 […]
Job Fair: Culinary Services Group 3:00 pm
Job Fair: Culinary Services Group @ TBD
Apr 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Job Fair: Culinary Services Group @ TBD | Westminster | Maryland | United States
Special recruitment event
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Customizing Your Resume 2:00 pm
Customizing Your Resume @ Room 203
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Customizing Your Resume Learn techniques to target your resume to fit the jobs you are applying for.
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Job Club: How to Stay Positive 1:00 pm
Job Club: How to Stay Positive @ Room 204
Apr 10 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Job Club 
Join other job seekers in networking group and share ideas, information and job leads.
Finding Job Leads 2:15 pm
Finding Job Leads @ Room 203
Apr 10 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
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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5 Step Information Session 9:00 am
5 Step Information Session @ Room 204
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
5 Step Info Session:  Learn how to cut your job search time in half!
Workplace Excellence – Working Smarter not Harder 9:00 am
Workplace Excellence – Working Smarter not Harder @ Room 203
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.  
Workplace Excellence – Thinking Like a Boss 11:00 am
Workplace Excellence – Thinking Like a Boss @ Room 203
Apr 11 @ 11:00 am – 1:15 pm
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.  
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Reemployment Opportunities Workshop 9:00 am
Reemployment Opportunities Workshop @ Room 203
Apr 12 @ 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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Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday
Meet with representative of DORS 10:00 am
Meet with representative of DORS @ Room: TBD
Apr 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet with a representative from DORS— the Division of Rehabilitation Services                   
Interviewing For Success 1:00 pm
Interviewing For Success @ Room 203
Apr 13 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Interviewing for Success:  Learn tips to help you become more successful during the interview process. Video clips of interviews with the discussion are included.
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Job Club: How to Use the Labor Market 1:00 pm
Job Club: How to Use the Labor Market @ Room 204
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Job Club Join other job seekers in a networking group and share ideas, information, and job leads.
Basic Resume Preparation 2:15 pm
Basic Resume Preparation @ Room 203
Apr 17 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
Basic Resume Preparation:  Learn to develop a resume. Includes format suggestions and current trends.
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Workplace Excellence – Creating Success in a Multi-generation Workplace 9:00 am
Workplace Excellence – Creating Success in a Multi-generation Workplace @ Room 203
Apr 18 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.  
Workplace Excellence – Are you Eeyore or Tigger? 11:15 am
Workplace Excellence – Are you Eeyore or Tigger? @ Room 203
Apr 18 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.  
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Reemployment Opportunities Workshop 9:00 am
Reemployment Opportunities Workshop @ Room 203
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
9am-3:30pm
 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).
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Meet with representative of DORS 10:00 am
Meet with representative of DORS @ Room: TBD
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Meet with a representative from DORS— the Division of Rehabilitation Services
Resume Clinic 1:00 pm
Resume Clinic @ Room 208
Apr 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Resume Clinic Participants must have basic computer skills and have already attended Basic Resume. Also must bring written draft.
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Advanced LinkedIn 10:00 am
Advanced LinkedIn @ Room 208
Apr 21 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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 […]
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Job Club: Power of First Impressions 1:00 pm
Job Club: Power of First Impressions @ Room 204
Apr 24 @ 1:00 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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Workplace Excellence – Getting Ahead in the Changing Workplace 9:00 am
Workplace Excellence – Getting Ahead in the Changing Workplace @ Room 203
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.
Workplace Excellence – Making Yourself & the Company Look Good 11:15 am
Workplace Excellence – Making Yourself & the Company Look Good @ Room 203
Apr 25 @ 11:15 am – 1:15 pm
Workplace Excellence Series:  Registration is required. This series is a comprehensive and accelerated program that delivers essential workplace skills to you.  
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Reemployment Opportunities Workshop 9:00 am
Reemployment Opportunities Workshop @ Room 203
Apr 26 @ 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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Ready, Set, Go! 9:00 am
Ready, Set, Go! @ Room 202B
Apr 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Ready, Set, Go! Launch your new business with confidence and on the right foot. Find out what to expect from an experienced business consultant. Topics include options […]
Basic LinkedIn 1:00 pm
Basic LinkedIn @ Room 208
Apr 27 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
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 3:00 pm
LinkedIn Lab @ Room 208
Apr 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 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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Interviewing For Success 9:30 am
Interviewing For Success @ Room 203
Apr 28 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm
Interviewing for Success Learn tips to help you become more successful during the interview process. Video clips of interviews with the discussion are included.
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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.

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.

May
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Sun
Mother’s Day
May 14 all-day
May
29
Mon
Memorial Day
May 29 all-day
Jun
18
Sun
Father’s Day
Jun 18 all-day
Jul
4
Tue
Independence Day
Jul 4 all-day
Sep
4
Mon
Labor Day
Sep 4 all-day
Oct
9
Mon
Columbus Day (regional holiday)
Oct 9 all-day

Public holiday in: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, West Virginia

Oct
31
Tue
Halloween
Oct 31 all-day
Nov
5
Sun
Daylight Saving Time ends
Nov 5 all-day
Nov
10
Fri
Veterans Day (observed)
Nov 10 all-day
Nov
11
Sat
Veterans Day
Nov 11 all-day